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NFL Draft 2012: Janoris Jenkins Set To Visit St. Louis

While it wasn't the only reason for the struggles last season, the injury-depleted secondary certainly didn't help the Rams during their 2-14 season. After releasing Ron Bartell in the offseason, it seems clear that St. Louis will be on the lookout for talented defensive backs in the upcoming NFL draft.

Although the Rams have been linked with former LSU DB Morris Claiborne, it seems they might be doing their due diligence on one of the most intriguing prospects in the draft. According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Janoris Jenkins is set to visit the Rams next week:

@jthom1: We have confirmed visit by North Alabama cornerback Janoris Jenkins to Rams as team gears up on pre-draft visits next week.

Jenkins isn't an option at No. 6, but he could potentially be available late in the first round. Jenkins made his name as one of the top defensive backs in the country when he was at Florida. However, a string of off the field issues saw him dismissed from Florida. He finished his career at North Alabama.

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