NFL Roster Cuts: What to watch for as the deadline approaches

NFL teams have until tomorrow to make the necessary roster cuts to trim their 80-man rosters down to 53-man rosters. Some teams are not waiting until Saturday. I doubt the St. Louis Rams wait that long either. 

What to watch for

With cuts come potential additions. The Rams are in the market for help at cornerback after losing Jerome Murphy to a fractured ankle. Reports now claim that veteran Bills' CB Terrence McGee has been released. Others are likely to join him soon.

With Mark Clayton likely heading to the PUP list to start the season, Spagnuolo and his coaches have slightly less of a burden when it comes to deciding on which wide receivers to keep. There will most likely be a name or two that surprises fans. Danario Alexander? Donnie Avery? Don't forget the possibility of a trade. With Clayton on the PUP and threats of keeping seven receivers, Devaney may try and swing a deal for at least a late round pick rather than just give up on a player. 

It seems like a long shot, but adding a beefier backup guard/interior lineman is a possibility. Quinn Ojinnaka, Adam Goldberg and Hank Fraley can all play guard, but none of those guys offer much in the way of push in the run game, something the Rams obviously plan to use this year.

Of course, the Rams have some tough decisions to make at receiver, defensive end, and linebacker. The first moves are probably the easiest ones, so look for some UDFAs to hit the street today. 

We'll keep you updated on the Rams' moves. For other cuts happening around the league, SBNation is on top of it

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