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2011 NFL Draft Projections: Wide Receivers Falling Like Arkansas Birds

Once upon a time the St. Louis Rams had an embarrassment of options at wide receiver in projections of the 2011 NFL Draft—Justin Blackmon, Michael Floyd, Julio Jones, and Jonathan Baldwin all looked like possible picks at number-14, even though the Rams had played themselves out of A.J. Green range. Since then, Floyd and Blackmon are going back to school, and Andrew Luck's departure from NFL Draft boards has destabilized the top of the first round. 

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Mocking the Draft has a look at the remaining wide receivers, and they're of the opinion that the Rams might find themselves between receivers at 14—Green and Jones could well be gone by 14, and Jonathan Baldwin might be a reach at the position. 

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So where do the St. Louis Rams go from here? Do they trade down from their spot and take the best talent available at a different position? Do they go for an offensive booster shot at another position with the 14th pick? Some help at offensive line or running back might indirectly help the passing game in 2011, but whether the Rams like a lineman or a running back enough to select him at 14 is an open question. 

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