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Can the Rams step up and contend in the NFC West this season? FOXSports.com's Alex Marvez has five things to know about St. Louis' squad.
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The -- -- the foxsports.com. Would be. Foxsports.com. Training camps tour mullet style we're talking about the St. Louis Rams today would you talk about the land in the I think they have to do. That preceded the at the number one's saying if you have a healthy would you look around the league teams are black. Depth the Rams are gonna be merely at the top of the list utility seeing that -- pre season would dominate for going down with an injury that may sideline him for the season opener. This is bad news for the -- they have such for the that the the quarterback position the running back position the wide receiver position the offensive line go one down the -- as a major rebuilding project. The Steve Spagnuolo and the lead to banning the coach and general manager of the Rams have to go ahead and embark upon. They cannot afford any sort of injuries so that's the first and get a look at look at lance. Speaking of Marc Bulger and Stephen Jackson -- -- and to a -- number two the number Torre. When it comes to go to had to talk about the Rams it received and Marc Bulger a guy who clearly have a lot of talent I got a glimpse of the -- a lot of money in. After Kurt Warner decided that they wanted to go to different direction a few years ago but Marc Bulger has not been able to recapture that magic -- can go ahead and blame it. On his -- the -- on the talent around but nonetheless it would be due West Coast system but offensive coordinator capture -- is installing. Multiple perhaps get it done this year well he's going to be looking for new king of clay court. In 2000 and Stephen Jackson an absolute stud of a running back when he's healthy for the past two years. He's been banged up. He's got to go ahead keep it together because you look at the depth again. -- that walker if you doubt this team than a lot of trouble because they conduct feature Stephen Jackson not only in the one game but in the passing game as well I wanna talk about the defense on this team as well that's the number four and you've got to start getting better production from some of the high traffic today at recently. Specifically defensive end Chris Long you've -- to tackle Adam Carriker. Cornerback Tye -- These guys have to step up it is some talent on this team I actually James Laurinaitis or second round pick out of Ohio State to make an immediate contribution middle linebacker. I think -- weatherspoon is better suited at the weak side linebacker spot in the Mike linebacker and playing before you got -- blonde or tell. Also in the secondary at corner OJ Atogwe at safety this guy is a big time type of player. And so I think they have some players dispute cardinal can work with but it's going to take some conferences in the go ahead in any -- Players comfortable would do you know also the personnel to go ahead and brought it and that -- into my trip and about the St. Louis Rams they have. I have to go ahead and change the culture for too long. When the late sort of -- here -- there the true that the basic rattled the looting was accepted pitching with an absentee owner. -- for the franchise that sort without error in limbo a little bit and it really felt by the -- side and from mark Mike mark. To Scott Linehan now to Steve Spagnuolo trying to get -- been corrected immediately changes in Saint Louis all of a sudden. At some of the team's employees aren't allowed to -- in the team cafeteria it's -- now players only -- his -- I think that's one -- to try to do to go ahead and install and pride back in the players the lamp have to go ahead and get things done. In a different way than they've been doing it it's going to pick and Todd spoke especially in that division I expect you're gonna call will be the best Pete. In the NFC west -- you know what I'm not big on their particular I'm not big on Seattle maybe Atlanta and I just kind of stay healthy this Dallack Claudette. Foxsports.com.