Turf Show Times has spent all week talking up the St. Louis Rams' comings and goings at the 2011 Senior Bowl. Most recently it was on their recent adventures with speedy, undersized running backs—I'm all for this, in my continued efforts to keep Steven Jackson ambulatory through his 30th birthday—but they've covered a lot of potential future Rams over the last few days. Here's a roundup:â†µ
Leonard Hankerson has had a great Senior Bowl performance and could force himself into the Rams' sights in the wake of the wide receiver exodus from the middle of the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. VanRam thinks he could put himself in position with Jonathan Baldwin to be an option if the Rams trade down from their suddenly barren spot at 14.
Earlier in the week they spoke to Dwayne Harris of East Carolina, which is not a state at all. Harris isn't a conventional wide receiver, but it's not like the Rams have had any luck with conventional wide receivers lately anyway, I guess. The Rams' mid-draft experimentation with offensive weapons might be complicated by Mardy Gilyard's invisible rookie season, but as they say just before a guy goes from 3-20 from the field to 3-21, shooters have to keep shooting...â†µ