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2016 Los Angeles Rams Stock Report: Training Camp Week 4

Another week, another look into those making a difference..

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The Rams pulled out another win against the Chiefs, moving to 2-0 in the preseason. The record itself is meaningless, but the playing time for many was crucial to making the team (or, not so much).

Below are some of the players you should keep an eye on this week during training camp, Hard Knocks and also the third preseason game.

Stock Up

WR Bradley Marquez

Marquez is lucky that he'll only be out a week. With the starters probably playing much of the third preseason game, he wouldn't have had many offensive snaps on the field. The Rams have a glut of receivers at the bottom of the roster, and being available for the final preseason game will be huge for solidifying Marquez' spot (or lack thereof).

TE Temarrick Hemmingway

Hemmingway looked good against the Chiefs, but hasn't had a lot of meaningful time out on the field. With Higbee sidelined due to an illness, Hemmingway needs to make the most of this time and he appears to be doing so.

DE Ian Seau

There is next to no room on the roster for another defensive lineman, but Seau is making the case as best as possible. It's going to be an all-out next two weeks if he wants to make it. The most likely outcome is still likely the practice squad, if he can clear waivers.

CB Mike Jordan

The secondary hasn't looked good, so all bets are off at the bottom of the pile. Jordan played well against the Chiefs and another quality two weeks of camp could allow him to sneak into the final 53. Flexibility will be critical - can he assist in special teams?

Stock Down

LB Akeem Ayers

Ayers had a couple of preventable penalties against the Chiefs. The Rams are very thin at linebacker, so he's not in any danger, but it could give some others an opportunity to play in the base defense during the last two weeks.

RB Aaron Green

Green had a good game against the Cowboys, but all eyes were on Malcolm Brown's big night. The Rams like to go heavy at this position, but his chances are looking quite slim. He'll need to beat out Chase Reynolds to stick, but I don't know if he's been a standout on special teams to do so.

WR Brian Quick

It's time for the Rams to cut their losses.

QB Jared Goff

His play has been decent, but shaky. He's clearly a rookie and is playing as such. The Rams don't give him much to work with, but he led the team on a game-winning drive in which he had his first touchdown. The throw looked like a miscommunication - Malcolm Brown cut in while Goff expected him to go out. The bottom line though, is that Goff just hasn't shown a commanding enough presence to warrant being the starter week one.

That time, I still think, will come sooner or later, but it's not in three weeks.