New-Look Rams Finally Have a QB, but Defense Will Carry LA in 2016

May 20, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Much has been written and said about the young offensive talent for the Los Angeles Rams. The star tailback they have in Todd Gurley. The star they hope they have in rookie quarterback (and No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft) Jared Goff.
Gurley is an immensely talented young ball-carrier. Goff may well one day become the franchise quarterback the Rams have searched for since Kurt Warner left town.
But make no mistake, in their first season back in La-La Land the Rams will go as far as their defense takes them. It's easily the strength of the team, and a unit with plenty of star power all their own.
The Rams added to their defensive firepower on Wednesday. As Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reported, the Rams signed free-agent defensive tackle Dominique Easley, a first-round pick of the New England Patriots back in 2014, to a one-year deal.
Easley, who was released by New England earlier this spring after two injury-marred seasons in Beantown, confirmed the signi...

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