Sit or Start: How Should Sam Bradford Be Handled by the Rams in His Rookie Year?

June 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The St. Louis Rams enter the 2010 season with a hopeful fresh start.
After finishing 1-15 the year before, changes have been made—the biggest being the drafting of a franchise quarterback.
Sam Bradford was taken by the Rams, with the pressure now beginning to mount on the kid.
Many expected Bradford to start right away for the Rams, as Matthew Stafford did for the Lions the previous year.
However, the coaching staff may be taking a different approach. Reports say this past week in minicamp, Bradford practiced with the second strings.
To a degree, fans must be surprised by the decision. Not only do some want to see Bradford take the field in week one, but they also wish to see a winning attitude within the next few years.
Not so fast. The Rams would make the right decision if Bradford sits on the bench.
It should be the only option for them, to be honest. There will be nothing to gain.
The Rams will have a top-three pick in the 2011 draft (s...

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