I see it this way:
There are 10 blue chip prospect in this draft with a bunch of good player but not blue chip. We sit at #11.
The blue chip: Bush, Leinart, Young, Cutler, D'Brick, Huff, VD, Super Mario, Hawk, Ngata
The Rams will only be interested in 4 of them: VD, Super, Hawk, Ngata.
Lets say we get a compensatory of 2 3rd for the FA we lost or more realistic 3 and a 4. That would be around 97th pick and 130th pick. Our 3rd is the 77th?
Let say the draft go like this:
1. Tex - Bush
2. Saints - Leinart
3. Titans - Cutler
4. Jets - D'Brick
5. GB - Mario
6. SF - VD or Huff
7. Oak - Young
Now #8 comes up. How about we trade up
Rams trade #11 and 3rd round 78th? for
Buffalo #8 and 4th round picki.
Rams can select AJ Hawk with the 8th pick.
Rams will have a 3rd round compensatory pick and 2 4th round pick they can trade up with and a 4th round compensatory pick.
After seeing Chad Greenway run a slow 40 : 4.75? and bench press : 16.
I can not see him handling the strong side LB position.
I was also interested in Kai Parham with the 2nd round pick but seeing him run a 5.0 40yd. I do not think he can keep up with the fast TE in the NFL.
What do you guys think?