The St. Louis Rams currently have five picks at their disposal for the upcoming NFL Draft in April: first, second, third, fourth, and seventh. They could potentially be adding to that figure though.
On Monday night, the league will announce the 32 compensatory picks to be doled out amongst the teams. In addition to the 32 picks in each of the seven rounds of the draft, compensatory picks are awarded to teams that have lost more or better compensatory free agents than they signed in the previous year.
So what does it mean for the Rams? It could mean absolutely nothing. It could mean adding an additional pick, somewhere between the end of Round 3 [very unlikely] and Round 7 [warmer].
Over the Cap has posted compensatory draft pick projections, and the good news - for the Rams - is they might be in line to add another much-needed pick; albeit in the 6th. This pick would come courtesy of the Rams’ loss of offensive lineman Chris Williams to the Buffalo Bills.
While a 6th round pick may not provide the Rams with an imminent starter, the added pick could be used to provide depth at positions of need.
We’ll have to wait until this evening for confirmation on an added pick, but any pick, whether it be 3rd round or 7th, is welcomed for a team with only five at this point.
Will The St. Louis Rams Land Another Draft Pick On Monday Evening?
The NFL will announce it’s 32 compensatory picks on Monday night. Will the St. Louis Rams land another much-needed pick for the upcoming NFL Draft?