Will the Rams trade up to get a playmaker in first round?
The decision will stay with Snead the rest of his career. To make sure that's a good thing, he's going to have to hit on the extra picks St. Louis has acquired in this draft and next. That starts Thursday, when the Rams have the 16th and 22nd pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Snead's willingness to trade down last year showed obvious faith in quarterback Sam Bradford. But Bradford needs weapons to grow as a player. The acquisitions of left tackle Jake Long and tight end Jared Cooke help, but St. Louis also lost Danny Amendola, a receiver whom Bradford had good chemistry with when they were both on the field.
There's no doubt the Rams should use at least one of their first-round picks to build around Bradford. West Virginia speedster Tavon Austin would be an ideal fit, but there's a very good chance he's off the board by 16, the midway point of Round 1.
Cordarrelle Patterson (Tennessee) and Keenan Allen (Cal) are other first-round options at receiver. If the Rams love Austin as much as other NFL teams seem to, we wouldn't rule out Snead getting aggressive to get his man.
Don't be surprised if he does it again.
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