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NFL Draft 2012: St. Louis Rams Draft WR Brian Quick To Start Round 2

The St. Louis Rams kicked off Round 2 of the 2012 NFL Draft by scratching their long-rumored wide receiver itch—they drafted Brian Quick (click through for a scouting report), giving Sam Bradford a big target who produced consistently in college with Appalachian State. Quick, listed at six-five, caught 71 balls for 1096 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2012.

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The pick comes just a year after the Rams spent their third and fifth-round picks on wide receivers—Boise State's Austin Pettis, who caught 27 balls for 256 yards and struggled to find a role in his rookie season, and Greg Salas, who struggled early and was hurt just as he began to find his footing.

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The Rams' wide receiver issue has become legendary already, after just two years with Sam Bradford. Last year's leading receiver was midseason acquisition Brandon Lloyd, who's gone; Steven Jackson was next on the list, with Brandon Gibson leading all other wide receivers with 36 receptions and 431 yards. Only Danario Alexander caught more than one touchdown.

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It's bad out there, is what I'm saying. If Brian Quick was hoping to be a No. 1 receiver someday—well, it looks like he has his chance by default. The Rams have two more picks in the second round coming soon; follow our storystream for up-to-the-minute updates on what they do.