St. Louis Rams Have Several Players Competing for a Few Roster Spots

June 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While OTAs and training camp always have competition for jobs, the more interesting position battles for the Rams are at safety, wide receiver, tight end and linebacker.
Receivers Laurent Robinson and Brandon Gibson, and safety Kevin Payne said competition is part of life in the NFL.
“Everyone’s competing, that’s just how it is,” said Payne, a former Chicago Bear who the Rams signed this offseason. “I’ve been a starter, and you’ve got to compete for your job. I’ve been a backup, and you’ve got to compete. You’re always competing. That’s the NFL. We get new drafted players in every year. That’s just part of the job.”
Payne is one of six safeties on the team battling for two positions. James Butler was the starter last year at strong safety while Oshiomogho Atogwe was the free safety. Atogwe is an unsigned unrestricted free agent, and if the Rams were to play a game tomorrow, coach S...

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