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Three RB prospects to make visit to Rams headquarters

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The St. Louis Rams found a franchise quarterback in Sam Bradford at the 2010 NFL draft. This year, they may be looking for a complement -- and potential successor -- to running back Steven Jackson.

Alex Green of Hawaii, Stevan Ridley of LSU, and Daniel Thomas of Kansas State have been invited to make pre-draft visits to Rams Park on Tuesday and Wednesday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on Sunday.

The Rams have struggled to find an effective backup for Jackson, who is the club's all-time leading rusher and will enter his eighth season with the team in 2011. Keith Toston and Chauncey Washington are the only other running backs on the roster.

St. Louis has the 14th pick in the first round, and it's been speculated the team will draft Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones if he falls to 14.

If Jones is off the board, Alabama running back Mark Ingram is an intriguing possibility. Ingram is projected as the first running back off the board by five different NFL Network draft analysts.

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