Assessing Rookie of the Year Outlook for St. Louis Rams First-Round Picks

June 5, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The St. Louis Rams were fortunate enough to land the offensive rookie of the year in 2010 after drafting Sam Bradford with the No. 1 overall pick, but is there any chance the current rookie class can bring the award back to St. Louis? 
During the 2013 NFL draft, the Rams acquired prime real estate in Round 1 by doing some wheeling and dealing, resulting in ownership of the No. 8 and No. 30 overall picks, which were used to draft an electrifying receiver in Tavon Austin, as well as a punishing linebacker in Alec Ogletree. 
With two premiere rookies added to the roster, both of whom may easily be the best at their position from this rookie class, is there a chance St. Louis can obtain one if not both Associated Press Rookie of the Year awards? 
When the award was first established in 1967, the Detroit Lions secured both offensive and defensive rookie of the year honors. Since then, no team has ever won both awards in the same year. 
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