The St. Louis Rams took one last look at a trio of first-round wide receivers last weekend. According to the Post-Dispatch, the team had private workouts with Justin Blackmon, Michael Floyd and Kendall Wright. And not just some scouts, Jeff Fisher, Brian Schottenheimer and Les Snead were on the scene.
It's been obvious for some time that receivers would get some consideration with the Rams' first- and second-round picks. Either Floyd or Blackmon could be options with the sixth pick, options that are unlikely to excite much of the fan base. Nevertheless, either receiver would be an upgrade over the current roster.
Wright's appearance on the list of names is an interesting, and positive, development. The report suggests that if Wright were to slip, he would not get past the Rams at No. 33, even if they drafted one of the other receivers in the first round.
Could they trade up for Wright with one of those second-round picks? Would they?
Wright is unlikely to fall that far, but it would be a very positive development for the Rams. Even more telling is the team's potential to draft two receivers with their early picks. Clearly, it's a position of need, an selecting two wideouts would plant the seeds for what should grow into a very potent offense.
A more realistic scenario for the Rams drafting two receivers is picking someone like Chris Givens or AJ Jenkins in the third round for a second player at the position.