Protecting aging quarterback Carson Palmer was priority No. 1 in the 2015 NFL Draft for Arizona and the Cardinals appeared to do precisely that, nabbing a talented tackle and the mismatches among pass-catchers to close the gap with the two-time defending NFC champion Seahawks.
In a follow-up to the trade that sent Sam Bradford to Philadelphia and brought potential replacement Nick Foles to St. Louis, the Rams held private meetings or workouts with five of the six top-rated quarterbacks in the NFL Draft.
If the St. Louis Rams hope to fortify their forces for battle in the tough NFC West, they will need to make the best out of only six total picks, starting with No. 10 overall in the first round of the NFL Draft on April 30 in Chicago.
This article is one of a 32-part series in which the goal is to identify one relatively unheralded player selected in the 2014 NFL Draft who appears to be an especially good schematic fit with his new NFL team.