"The mission of this report is to prevent people from saying in December that “nobody saw the Rams coming.” Playing in the same division as the Seahawks and the 49ers might make it tough for this rebuilding team to reach the postseason, but expect the Rams to be, at the very least, a meaningful part of the playoff picture."
Read full article...http://mmqb.si.com/2013/08/03/st-louis- ... xid=si_nfl
Not gonna lie, this article says more than I care to explain. Just dive in, I trust much of it will sound very familiar.
He just didn't slap a record at the end. Sounds like he's leaning towards 10 wins, I like 11 personally.
This is the time of year for glowing reviews of all teams. It's training camp, so everyone's potential is through the roof.
And even during this time, Benoit made sure to highlight the questions surrounding your backfield and most of your secondary. I especially liked the sum-up near the end when he said, "As is common with second-year rebuilding projects, the Rams have a glaring lack of depth in several key areas."
Frankly, I expect the Rams this year to be like the 2011 Seahawks were. They will improve over last season, even if it doesn't show up much in the W-L record, and will discover their identity. St. Louis will really be a postseason challenger in 2014 and beyond (if Bradford shows that he can actually be a true franchise QB), but this season, they'll just be a tough out in the NFCW.