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A projected offensive line, plus small surprises at tight end and receiver

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NFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal posted his starting offense for the Rams and which linemen take the starting jobs

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As previously mentioned for the other side of the ball, NFL.com’s Gregg Rosenthal posted his starting offenses and defenses for all four teams in the NFC West, and on the LA Rams he’s chosen a couple of key position battles for the offense.

The pressing questions for Sean McVay’s offense lay on the offensive line, where all positions other than left tackle appear set for training camp battles. After Andrew Whitworth on Jared Goff’s blindside, the team has probable starters like Rob Havenstein and probably Austin Blythe. Rosenthal has put Blythe at right guard, Brian Allen at center, and Austin Corbett at left guard.

Offense

QB Jared Goff

RB Cam Akers

WR Robert Woods

WR Cooper Kupp

WR Josh Reynolds

TE Gerald Everett

LT Andrew Whitworth

LG Austin Corbett

C Brian Allen

RG Austin Blythe

RT Rob Havenstein

Notes:

Perhaps the biggest surprise is Rosenthal listing Gerald Everett as the “starting” tight end “over” Tyler Higbee, but he expects the Rams to constantly be using both players. Rosenthal notes that Everett was getting more playing time than Higbee prior to an injury.

The other surprise may be Josh Reynolds as a “starter” over rookie second rounder Van Jefferson, but LA seems likely anyway to focus their pass attempts on Cooper Kupp, Robert Woods, Higbee, Everett, and Cam Akers. There may not be that many targets left for Reynolds or Jefferson, but what targets there are could still be spread out evenly among “the rest.”

How would you feel about this starting offense as compared to 2019?