This fierce edge rusher is growing more popular among Rams fans

Aaron Donald, Kobie Turner, Byron Young, Los Angeles Rams
Aaron Donald, Kobie Turner, Byron Young, Los Angeles Rams / Harry How/GettyImages
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The LA Rams are expected to address the defense more thoroughly than the offense in the 2024 NFL Draft. After all, the team has spent nearly three times as much on offense as on defense. That complicates questions that are lingering about the defense for 2024. Questions like who will start, will the team add depth, and who will step up next season.

In other words, it's a typical period for fans, a time of so many questions before the annual NFL Draft arrives.

While so many NFL teams have restocked their roster via the import of new talent from the NFL Draft, the LA Rams football organization had opted for lesser-used sources of talent in the past. While some teams treated Round 1 draft picks like sacred icons, the Rams merely viewed them for what they actually are: Currency to use in the draft in the hopes of adding talent.

Eventually, other teams saw what the Rams were doing, and began to mimic the two-time Super Bowl team. and treat draft picks like currency. Without a favorable conversion rate, the Rams find that they may be better off in the 2024 NFL Draft to simply use their Round 1 pick, the first time that will happen since the team selected QB Jared Goff with the first overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. But with the 19th overall pick, who will be selected?

One area that the Rams may give strong consideration to a pass rusher who can join second-year players NT Kobie Turner and OLB Byron Young as a young posse who will pursue oppposing quarterbacks relentless. The front office not only need to add production, but they need to pursue a player who is quite passionate about playing football. But before we get right to the player, let's talk about the Rams approach to the 2024 NFL Draft.