St. Louis Rams Headed in Right Direction, but a Dog’s Age Away from Contention


Published: March 14, 2009


... feared pass rush in recent NFL history gets his own squad and hires Donovan McNabb’s quarterback coach to call the plays. It sounds like something you’d put together in Madden in the fantasy draft mode.


While the hiring of former New York Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo as head coach of the Rams is the right move for the franchise, he has a long way to go to turn around the team.


This is not because is anything less than a top-notch coach. No, the Rams will stink for years to come because the team cannot draft decent defensive players to save their collective lives. In fact, the only Rams defensive player to make the Pro Bowl in the last decade is Leonard “Vehicular Manslaughter” Little.


Spagnuolo will have to turn around a defensive unit that hasn’t finished in the to...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article Source: