Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/17/14
After the first day of the Draft, there was much speculation that the St. Louis Rams would take a wide receiver with the first pick of the second round. However, Brian Quick was not on the list of desirable wide receiver candidates. Quick was projected to go late in the second round or early in the third.  It was a shock when he was selected as the 33rd pick of the Draft, and there were higher ranked receivers that weren't picked yet.   Quick is 6'3 and 220 pounds. He's a danger in the red zone which is why the Rams - who were low scoring during the 2011 season - took him. He uses his size and speed to make deep plays, and has excellent body control. Film producer Greg Cosell commented that Quick is more athletic than Justin Blackmon and better at football than Albert Pojols. If he can stay healthy Quick will be a great asset to Sam Bradford. According to GM Les Snead's feelings about the wide receivers, Quick was “as good, or better, than all of them.” How wi...
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