The St. Louis Rams had quite the draft over the past few days, adding 11 new youngsters to their team.
The Rams’ draft was widely lauded by the national media even before the third day of the draft began.
— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) May 10, 2014
And then the Rams picked Michael Sam just before the draft concluded. It obviously remains to be seen how Sam does on the field, but the mere fact that the Rams drafted the first openly gay NFL player has justifiably earned this team a lot of kudos.
Here are the rest of our stories, reaction and other tidbits regarding the draft.
First Day reaction
- National reaction for the St. Louis Rams is largely positive
- The St. Louis Rams haul from the RGIII trade in one beautiful flowchart
- St. Louis Rams’ already stout defensive line got even scarier Thursday
Here are all of our stories on all the Rams’ draft picks.
Greg Robinson, offensive tackle, Auburn, no. 2 overall
Aaron Donald, defensive tackle, Pittsburgh, no. 13 overall
Lamarcus Joyner, defensive back, Florida State, no. 41 overall
Tre Mason, running back, Auburn, no. 75 overall
Maurice Alexander, safety, Utah State, no. 110 overall
E.J. Gaines, cornerback, Missouri, no. 188 overall
Garrett Gilbert, quarterback, SMU, no. 214 overall
Mitchell Van Dyk, offensive tackle, Portland State, no. 226 overall
C.B. Bryant, safety, Ohio State, no. 241 overall
Michael Sam, defensive end, Missouri, no. 249 overall
Demetrius Rhaney, center, Tennessee State, no. 250 overall