St. Louis Rams Tight Ends Primed to Make Major Impact in 2013

July 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The St. Louis Rams had a very shaky offense last season. The unit was the 10th worst in the league, and that was largely due to injuries and inexperience. Sam Bradford’s main receiving threat, Danny Amendola, missed five games with a dislocated clavicle.  
Receiver Brian Quick, the team’s second-round pick in 2012, clearly wasn't ready to make any meaningful contributions, and the running game consisted of Steven Jackson with not much after that. Daryl Richardson showed signs of being a quality No. 2 at best, but the competition for the starting back is wide open heading into training camp.
This year, Amendola and Jackson are gone, and Quick is the fourth wide receiver on the depth chart. Rookie Tavon Austin brings electricity—maybe even more so than Amendola had when he was healthy.
And then, hidden in the shadows for most of the offseason, are the two tight ends: free-agent acquisition Jared Cook and Lance Kendricks, who started all but two ...

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