(Eds: With AP Photos.) By WARREN MAYES Associated Press Two tight ends could start the opener for the St. Louis Rams, which does not necessarily detract from the big-play potential on offense.
Jared Cook, the team's top free-agent pickup, and Lance Kendricks both can stretch the field.
Cook signed a five-year, $35.1-million deal in the offseason. At 6-foot-5, Cook adds speed to the Rams along with the ability to go up for a pass. He is now reunited with Rams coach Jeff Fisher after playing his first two seasons under Fisher with the Tennessee Titans.
The 6-foot-3 Kendricks was a second-round draft pick by the Rams in 2011. Kendricks opened training camp on the physically unable to perform list after having minor surgery on his right knee. He has returned to practice and will play in Sunday's opener at home against Arizona.
The two figure to be a big part in the offense this year and they are looking forward to it.
''This (offense) is going to be a lot more opened up,'' Cook sai...