Pat Chung, Patriots
Chung is an above average safety who had some injury problems in 2011. Given how the Patriots secondary has played in recent years, they might be inclined to let Chung sail off into the sunset. That's OK, because he'd fit in with the Rams.
He's physical, and has excellent instincts in both run defense and pass protection. He's got a fiery attitude and that's definitely a plus for Jeff Fisher and his staff.
Just for reference, Craig Dahl has a -6.1 rating.
|(539 Snaps Played)||COMB||TOTAL||AST||SACK||FF||INT||PD|
|2012 Regular Season||44
PFF Grade: +1.4
Corey Lynch, Chargers
Lynch has jumped around the league and had a stint with the Chargers last year. He filled in due to some injuries, and played well enough that he could draw interest from other teams. He's a solid tackler with great instincts and ball skills. The Rams would do well to look at this under-the-rader player.
(505 Snaps Played)
|2012 Regular Season||46
PFF Grade: +2.3
Kenny Phillips, Giants
The Rams have been rumored to be interested in Phillips, and for good reason. Phillips is one of the best safeties on the market, behind only Jairus Byrd, George Wilson and Ronde Barber (he's still playing?) when it comes to their PFF rating.
He has great vision and anticipation skills which help him in the passing game, and was a key run defender for the Giants.
He had a much more statistically impressive season in 2011, when he played 15 games.
(304 Snaps Played)
|2012 Regular Season||24
PFF Grade: +7.4
William Moore, Falcons
Here's another 'players they know' type. Moore has connections with Les Snead, and given how the Rams have poached Atlanta's castaways in the past, the history could very well continue. Moore is a physical, powerful player who does a great job of wrapping people up.
He needs to improve his route recognition, but he has good range and has been able to find the ball quite a bit. He's probably one of the most expensive options on this list.
(774 Snaps Played)
|2012 Regular Season||75
PFF Grade: +6.7
Louis Delmas, Lions
Delmas had a so-so year in 2012, but you can't ignore the fact that he has some serious connections with Tim Walton. He's had some injury problems, but when he's been healthy, he's been a reliable, if unspectacular safety.
He's decent in both pass and run defense, so the Rams would be smart to look at him as a low cost option.
(449 Snaps Played)
|2012 Regular Season||38