2010 NFL Draft: Rams Franchise Decision, No. 1 Overall?

February 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the NFL scouting combine is heating up and headlines begin flying out of Indianapolis, the St. Louis Rams are truly under the microscope.
With the No. 1 overall selection, the Rams seem to be in a quandary. And while there is always speculation with the first selection, the Rams seriously have an issue on their hands.
Last year, the Lions needed a franchise quarterback, looking away from the other great players they could have added to their roster and made a FRANCHISE decision. 
It’s early, and yes the Lions have the No. 2 pick this year, but they are a better team with Matt Stafford; it already shows.
In ’08, the Dolphins selected offensive tackle Jake Long and passed on the chance to draft a franchise quarterback in Matt Ryan, as did the St. Louis Rams. 
Drafting a franchise left tackle is a quarterback’s best friend and makes almost as much sense as taking a QB at No. 1. 
It worked for the Dolphins, Matt Ryan (thir...

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