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Random Ramsdom 4/26: Draft Day

It’s finally time to make your picks, unless you’re the Los Angeles Rams.

Draft Day Press Conference Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Rams to announce day 3 draft selections at LA Stadium | Rams official site

Beginning on Saturday, April 28th, the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers will announce their selections for rounds 4-6 at the site for the new Los Angeles Stadium (slated to open in 2020.)

(VIDEO) 2018 Rams draft preview hosted by Taran Killam | Rams official site

Taran Killam (who is very funny in the new trailer for Night School) hosts this entertaining and quite long roundtable featuring Sean McVay, Les Snead, Jared Goff, Samson Ebukam, Jamon Brown, John Johnson III, Andrew Whitworth, (and a surprise guest!)

Unless they deal, Rams will be observers of NFL draft until round 3 | LA Times

This is why they pay Gary Klein the big bucks. But this is a question we have to ask ourselves -- will Les Snead really just sit tight with all of those sweet sixth-round picks? And Tavon Austin? Surely a trade could be made, right? Or not. Probably not.

LA Rams start draft in 3rd round after big veteran pickups | FOX Sports

Les Snead and company did all of their work at the beginning of the offseason, like the ballers that they are.

Rams have four pressing needs entering the draft | Ventura County Star

I agree with the needs they are talking about in this piece. Linebackers, offensive line, and a backup running back. Let’s do this.

Les Snead on Rams: ‘We want to win now.’ | FOX Sports

As opposed to the Arizona Cardinals. They’re fine with winning, but it doesn’t need to happen. But seriously, GM Les Snead makes some confident statements about DT Aaron Donald’s future.

NFL draft preview: the offensive line | Rams official site

Remember when our biggest concern was our offensive line? Those were the days and might still be the days. So, let’s take a look at guys that could help us out.

How many linebackers should the Rams draft? | LA Sports Hub

The idea in this article: the Rams must go with an outside linebacker in round three, floating Jerome Baker and Jeff Holland as potential fits.

Players that have been drafted in the Rams current draft slots | Rams official site

This is a good reminder to measure your expectations. Yes, Cooper Kupp and John Johnson were great finds last year, but they don’t exactly grow on trees.

TST Takes

The Rams need linebackers... or do they? | Turf Show Times

3K makes the point that the Los Angeles Rams have a stable of quality linebackers and even if they draft guys for those positions, it’s not a given that they will be starters.