Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 3/6/12

The St. Louis Rams took a huge step back in 2011 after starting the season as the favorites to win the NFC West. Some of this had to do with a wide array of injuries suffered throughout the team. Some of it had to do with bad luck, while most of it had to do with a lack of talent on both sides of the ball.

In reality, they just weren’t as good as their 2010 record indicated and that became apparent as last season progressed.

The good news is that this team has a franchise quarterback in Sam Bradford an excellent new head coach in Jeff Fisher and a valuable trade chip in the second overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft.

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