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You can help your favorite St. Louis Rams’ player take a trip to Hawaii. Which ones, if any, are worthy of a trip to the 2015 Pro Bowl?

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Last year, the Rams sent defensive end Robert Quinn and punter Johnny Hekker to the Pro Bowl.  It marked the first time the team had sent multiple players since 2006, when Torry Holt and Marc Bulger to Aloha Stadium.

Quinn finished second in the NFL in sacks [19] in 2013, coming up just shy [by 0.5 sacks] of winning the first ever Deacon Jones Sack Award.  Hekker played a massive part in the team’s special team efforts, punting the ball 78 times...with the opposition only returning it for 79 yards.  Prior to last year, the Rams hadn’t sent a punter to the Pro Bowl since the conclusion of the 1985 season [Dale Hatcher].

But the past is the past, and you have an opportunity to help send your favorite Rams’ player to Hawaii in 2015.  Well sort of...

The player selection, at least for the Rams, is....questionable.

Quarterbacks

They got this one right.  Austin Davis is the guy.  He’s having a great start to the season, and looks to be improving each and every week.

Davis currently has 1,520 pass yards on the year, with 9 TD’s and 4 INT’s.  He boasts a 94.4 passer rating.

Running Backs

Impressed by the lone offensive snap RB Zac Stacy took in Week 7 vs. the Seahawks?  Good.  Vote for him now!  To be fair, Stacy does lead the team in rushing yards, with a paltry 240.  He’s also carried the ball eight times over the past two weeks, for a total of 17 yds.

Many are of the mindset that there’s been a changing of the guard in St. Louis and that rookie RB Tre Mason will carry the majority of the workload going forward.  At this juncture, you’re unable to vote for Mason, who’s averaging 5.2 yards per carry [23 rushes] on the year.

Wide Receivers


Now we’re cooking!  Cast your votes for Rams’ wide receivers Tavon Austin and Kenny Britt.  With a combined 25 catches, 308 yards, and 1 touchdown these guys are set to be lei’d [ay papi!].

Brian Quick is second on the team in receptions [with one less than the two aforementioned wideouts combined], leads the team in reception yards [365], and has three TD’s thus far in 2014.

You cannot, however, vote for him.

Tight End/Fullback

I was somewhat disappointed when I didn’t see Cory Harkey’s name listed on the ballot for fullbacks.  He’s listed on the St. Louis Rams’ official website as a Tight End though, so I was sure I’d see him on the next page.  Wrong.


Do the right thing, NFL.

Offensive Line

It’s the usual suspects in this one.  You can vote for LT Jake Long, LG Greg Robinson, C Scott Wells, RG Rodger Saffold, and RT Joseph Barksdale.

You cannot vote, nor should you be allowed a write-in, for OG Davin Joseph.  Ever.

Defensive Line

No surprises here either.  Rookie DT Aaron Donald, who’s been extremely impressive in 2014, gets the nod over Kendall Langford.  William Hayes replaces an injured Chris Long at LDE.

Linebackers

You can cast your vote for OLB’s Alec Ogletree, who leads the team in tackles, and Jo-Lonn Dunbar if you’d like.  Rams’ Mike linebacker, James Laurinaitis, also has potential to wear Hawaiian shirts and sip Mai Tais.

Secondary

If you were impressed by the 80-yd TD by 49ers wide receiver Brandon Lloyd....or the 68-yd score by Cowboys deep threat Dez Bryant, then get in there and vote multiple times for Janoris Jenkins.

Or....


20 tackles.  One tackle for loss.  Six passes defended.  One interception.  One fumble recovery.  Sorry, E.J. Gaines...but all of those stats you’re compiling disqualify you from the ballot.

Safeties Rodney McLeod and T.J. McDonald can be voted for, as well.

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Thoughts?  Do the Rams have any 2015 Pro Bowl-worthy players?  Did the NFL put the right Rams’ players on the ballot?  Hit us up with your thoughts below.