Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 7/27/13
ST.LOUIS, Mo. -- While an influx of youth and speed has elevated the excitement levelaround the Rams, don't be surprised if the old guys ultimately determine theteam's success.Youknow, the guys up front. On the Rams, the guys up front are the old guys.Theold guys that will be responsible for Sam Bradford's well being, aresponsibility that hasn't been handled all that well in his first three years.Bradford has been sacked 105 times in his 42 games and absorbed who knows howmany additional hits.If theRams want Tavon Austin, Jared Cook and Co. to flash their moves, Bradford willneed time to get them the ball. While much has been made of the team's influxof game-changers at the skill positions, the Rams did not ignore the offensiveline by signing four-time Pro Bowler Jake Long, 28, to play left tackle.Hewill be joined on the line by a couple of 32-year-olds graybeards, center ScottWells and guard right Harvey Dahl, along with right tackle Rodger Saffold, 25,and a to-be-determined right ...
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