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2016 Rams Roster Preview: Cory Harkey, The Ultimate Team Player

Meet Jeff Fisher's Swiss Army Knife.

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Cory Harkey is possibly the most underrated member of the Los Angeles Rams.

He does countless jobs without regard to personal recognition or stats. Where that situation would rub selfish players the wrong way, Harkey embraces it and has quietly developed into a steady locker room presence for the Rams.

He has carved out a niche as Todd Gurley's lead blocker / H-Back while maintaining his ability to occasionally pick up a first down and contribute on special teams. Jeff Fisher's veritable Swiss-Army Knife has also developed into a leader in the locker room - something that will be extremely valuable with the departure of veterans James Laurinaitis and Chris Long.

Roster Battle

Nope. #Harkulese


It's easy to throw stats out there, but Harkey's value lies far beyond that. He's leading the way for JTG, being versatile, and being an all-around badass. His most valuable asset to this team in 2016 and beyond will be his leadership.

Chances of Making Final Roster (10/10)

Harkey signed a three year contract worth $5.7M this offseason. He's going nowhere.