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Mike Clay today on twitter put out a tweet saying that the Rams rookie WR Brian Quick played just three snaps in Week 1 versus the Lions. Brandon Gibson (46-of-58 snaps) was the surprise starter opposite Danny Amendola, pushing Steve Smith (23 snaps) into the third receiver role. Rookie Chris Givens was on the field for 18 snaps as the designated deep threat. Outside of Amendola in PPR leagues, there’s no reliable fantasy value among the Rams receivers. That is not a great statistic for a 2nd round pick.
When coming out of college Quick was a very productive wide out at Appalachian State, but people have to remember that he had really only played one year of organized football his entire life before entering college. He was a basketball player who many believed had tons of upside. Well he obviously is not learning as fast as the Rams want him too. We shall see if he gets more snaps next week.
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