These 7 irresistible prospects could convince Rams to trade up in 2024 NFL Draft

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I: This player is the talk of the 2024 NFL Draft

Of the top four teams in the NFL, in terms of competing in the NFC and AFC Championship games in 2024, all boasted incredible play from their tight end positions. While I am optimistic that second-year tight end Davis Allen could prove to be a significant offensive weapon if given the opportunity, he is only one player. TE Brock Bowers. I truly have no reservations about the team trading up to get him if Bowers falls below the 10th overall selection.

The question is, will he?

There are plenty of talented players who are considered more draft-worthy on the 2024 NFL Draft board. Adding to the argument that he will fall is the history that the tight end position is simply not a position that is selected among the Top-10 picks in any given draft. Still, Brock Bowers is viewed by many as a unicorn, a tight end whos skillset and talents are so compelling that a rookie prospect possessing similar profile may not appear for several years.

And all four teams that competed in the NFL Conference Championship games this year boasted elite tight ends. I do not consider the Rams roster to boast an elite tight end, even if Tyler Higbee was fully healthy.

Brock Bowwers stands 6-foot-4 and weighs 240 pounds. While those are not remarkable measurements, they are probably the only average thing about him. He boasts remarkable speed for a tight end, and is expected to get even faster by the time he competes at the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine. You should take note that while many teams will be blown away by his speed and ability to catch a pass, the Rams will fall in love with Bowers' blocking ability.

He may not be viewed by all NFL teams as the next great NFL tight end. His size is less than dominating, opening the door to doubts about his ability to claim a similar level of success in the pros as was the case in college play. The Rams have been able to shape wide receivers into pseudo-tight ends to fit their offense. I believe that Brock Bowers gives the team enough potential to lure them into trading up to get him.

On the other hand, with a selection of seven players who could fall to the 19th overall pick, should the team take the more conservative route and simply let the draft board fall to them?

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