The Rams have drafted a lot of running backs since Jeff Fisher took the helm. The 2016 NFL Draft was the first draft since Fisher arrived that he didn't select a RB in the draft. He's burned through them too. Have a looksie.
|Todd Gurley||RB||2015||1||10 (10)|
|Tre Mason||RB||2014||3||11 (75)|
|Zac Stacy||RB||2013||5||27 (160)|
|Isaiah Pead||RB||2012||2||18 (50)|
|Daryl Richardson||RB||2012||7||45 (252)|
That's 5 drafted RBs with only 2 left on the roster - and it's pretty easy to argue that Gurley will be the lone one standing with Tre Mason constantly in Fisher's dog house.
Earlier this week, the Jets signed Bernard Pierce. To clear a roster spot, they waived none other than former Ram Zac Stacy. With the Rams once promising stable of RBs proving to be not so awesome, there is potential for the Rams to swap Mason for their leading rusher in 2013.
As with any move, there are pros and cons. Stacy is somewhat of a known commodity with Jeff Fisher, but they have switched offensive coordinators multiple times since trading Stacy.
On the flip side, Benny Cunningham has developed into a good change of pace back and Malcolm Brown seems to be trending up. Would adding Stacy - who doesn't provide much on special teams - be a detriment?
Swapping out Mason for Stacy would make for an intriguing camp battle between Stacy and Brown for a roster spot, and it would be ridding the Rams of a seemingly unstable Tre Mason. Win-win right?