The draft is done. The season lies ahead. This week is all about shifting focus, and Vegas is not exempt.
Online sports book Bovada has some new odds out, and Rams fans might feel a bit better about them than ESPN's recent power rankings if that's any gauge as to where the Rams' 2015 chances sit in early May.
Odds to win the 2016 Super Bowl
The Rams come at 33/1 to win the whole thing in 2015 which ties them for the 12th-lowest odds. That's a higher level of respect out of the book than what we've seen from most media. The other teams at 33/1? Buffalo, Cincinnati, San Francisco and Detroit. Cincy and Detroit were playoff teams last year while Buffalo won nine games. That's not poor company to be among considering the Rams' last winning season was in 2003.
The top options are the Seahawks at 11/2, Green Bay at 7/1, New England at 15/2, Indianapolis at 8/1 and Dallas at 10/1.
The biggest payouts would come via Tampa Bay or Washington at 100/1 or the lowest pair in Jacksonville and Tennesee at 200/1.
One odd note? The AFC is the lesser conference according to the Super Bowl odds. That might be something playing into the Rams' 33/1 offering.
Odds to win the 2015 NFC Conference
The Rams sit in the middle of the pack at 18/1 who, along with San Francisco, are tied for the 8th favorite.
Seattle's the favorite at 3/1 while fellow NFC West rival Arizona is in at 12/1.
Odds to win the 2015 NFC West
This opens up an interesting discussion on the St. Louis/San Francisco fault lines as the previous two bets had the Rams and 49ers essentially tied:
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Odds to win 2015 Offensive Rookie of the Year
This one's likely to get some ire out of Rams Nation.
Todd Gurley is the 5th favorite to win OROY with 8/1 odds after Melvin Gordon (13/2), Jameis Winston (7/1), Marcus Mariota (7/1) and Amari Cooper (15/2).
Of course, oddsmakers certainly factored in Gurley's current rehab status following an ACL injury in November, the depth behind him compared to the other favorites and Jeff Fisher's penchant for not starting rookies early on in the season.