ST LOUIS -- Not so fast, rookies.
While the St. Louis Rams' most-seasoned players peeled out for their summer vacations last Friday, first-year players are still on the clock. And since it's rookie week days the freshest faces on the team will spend conditioning and doing off-field work there might as well be a quiz, too.
No multiple choice.
Here are five pressing questions the baby Rams need to answer.
1) Can Austin take a hit?
Tracking Tavon Austin was the treat of the Rams' organized team activities.
The West Virginia speedster did a little bit of everything. He ran routes and made cuts sharp enough to send defensive backs to the ground. He wrestled passes away from taller defenders for touchdowns. He lined up in the backfield and took handoffs. He even returned kicks and punts, once juking Rams punter Johnny Hekker so severely that Hekker feigned a hamstring pull to save face.
But one thing was missing: contact.
Austin's size (5-foot-9, 174 pounds) create...