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Random Ramsdom 6/8: Bradford Ahead of Schedule in Recovery From Torn ACL

St. Louis Rams’ QB, Sam Bradford, is moving well in OTA's, and appears to be ahead of schedule in recovering from a torn ACL last season.


Bradford Doing More Than Expected in OTA’s Pro Football Talk

So many NFL players recovering from injuries in recent years have boasted that they’re "ahead of schedule" that it sometimes seems like it’s time to change the schedule. But Rams quarterback Sam Bradford does appear to be ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn ACL.

Observations from Rams’ Third OTA:  ESPN

After a heated practice Thursday, things normalized a bit Friday but there were still some worthwhile notes to come from the practice.

It's the offseason, so the St. Louis Rams will probably get 10 wins and Sam Bradford will finally come into his own. Also, the NFC West is super good.

Ready To Bust Loose:  National Football Post

The 2011 first round was really strong, with 12 players voted into the Pro Bowl. It will be awfully hard to duplicate that feat. With that said, here are some rookies who should make an immediate impact.

Several quarterbacks are returning from injury, trying to live up to unrealized expectations or bounce back from repeated playoff failure.  All have something to prove, and this may be their last season to do so.

Williams Makes Immediate Impact on Rams’ Defense:  St. Louis Rams’ Official Site

Without delving into the exploits of other defensive coordinators he has played for in his career,Jo-Lonn Dunbar makes it clear that there is no equal to Gregg Williams.

Brodine Looking to Transition from DL to TE:  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The last time Mason Brodine lined up at tight end, he was playing eight-man football for the Elm Creek High Buffaloes in Nebraska.  He’s looking to make that switch again...this time at the highest level.

Here’s a quick recap - more so scouting profile - of new Rams’ O-lineman, Greg Robinson.  Have a look at what he brings to the team’s offensive front, and how he’s holding up during OTA’s.

It is pretty much a known fact in Rams Nation that the St. Louis Rams haven’t had a 1,000 yard receiver since Torry Holt back in 2007 and really haven’t had anything close since the end of the Greatest Show on Turf days.

Believe it or not the Rams used to be like today’s Broncos, Saints, and Packers in which multiple receivers would have 1,000 receiving yards. Unfortunately, those days are long gone.

Jake Long, who suffered a torn ACL in the next-to-last game of the 2013 season, is doing individual drills but otherwise isn't participating in OTAs. Have a look at what a few other Rams are doing during organized team activities.

The first openly gay player drafted in the NFL said Friday there have been no issues fitting in with his St. Louis Rams teammates, no awkward moments in the locker room and that he was accepted right away.

Less than four weeks after he became a member of the Rams, defensive end Michael Sam knows that much work remains to be done if he’s going to make the team in September.