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2016 NFL Draft: Akron LB Jatavis Brown Visted LA Rams

The athletic linebacker has met with the Rams as well as nine other teams despite being snubbed from the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine.

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Per NFL Network's Rand Getlin, the Los Angeles Rams, along with nine other teams, have met with Akron LB Jatavis Brown:

Brown was on my 2016 NFL Scouting Combine snubs list where I said this about him:

Brown is a plus Daren Bates -- undersized for an NFL linebacker at 5'1", 225 lbs., but crazy athletic. He'll definitely make a camp this year based on special teams and LB depth upside, but to not get him measured in Indy is a shame.

Shame indeed. Would've been interesting to see how he stacked up against his peers in that environment.

Now that Bates has signed with the Oakland Raiders, the Rams could use an athletic LB at the back of the depth chart with special teams upside, clearly a fit for Brown. He could go as high as the third or fourth round though, so he might be priced out by some needier teams.

CBS has him as the 13th-best OLB while ESPN ranks him 22nd at the position for this draft (insider subscription required because suffering is available).