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So we've got this new promotion we're running with DC's Legends of Tomorrow on The CW, and we're supposed to look at the legends of the game, at least for our team. I've got the three major candidates and one sleeper.
RB Todd Gurley
Just Todd Gurley is the lead candidate here. A budding rookie superstar. A marketable look. And...
come on. It's just too easy.
DT Aaron Donald
Donald looks like a lovable teddy bear of a man, especially when he's showing you how to pull off being photogenic next to a damn dolphin. But his game? Terrorizing. In just two seasons, he's put himself on track to be one of the very best players in the entire NFL...if he's not already.
DE Robert Quinn
Donald has picked up the notoriety in the last two seasons, but let's not forget Robert Quinn. It wasn't all that long ago that he was breaking the Rams' franchise single season sack record. And at just 25 years old with a contract keeping him a Ram through 2019, I wouldn't be surprised if Quinn reestablishes himself as one of the NFL's premier pass rushers in 2016.
And my sleeper candidate...
P Johnny Hekker
Been mulling this over for a couple of weeks now, but we need to have a discussion about Johnny Hekker. He's not just good. He's now heading to the Pro Bowl for the second time and just finished the second year of his seven-year contract. We're possibly looking at (a) the best punter in Rams history and (b) something beyond single season territory when we talk about the NFL's best. I know punters aren't the sexiest position, but an NFL career is an NFL career. And Johnny Hekker's is off to a hell of a start.