ST. LOUIS -- The Rams weren't kidding.
They've been pledging their allegiance to quarterback Sam Bradford for months and general manager Les Snead has been telling anyone willing to listen since last season ended that he believed in their group of young and still mostly unproven wide receivers.
But there was plenty of reason not to believe those claims.
Bradford's career so far has made him a polarizing figure in St. Louis, with his fans and his detractors unsure of what he is and his propensity for injuries leaving him unable to prove them right or wrong.
The Rams' young receivers have yet to live up to their potential, either.
So in the days leading up to the NFL Draft, when there was plenty of talk about the Rams possibly taking quarterback Johnny Manziel or using an early pick on a playmaking wide receiver like Sammy Watkins or Mike Evans, you began to wonder where Snead and Jeff Fisher really stood on those topics.
Now we know.
The Rams didn't go down any of those paths with ...