No. 12: Rams' best draft class
Balance of offense and defense pushes Rams into top 10
ESPN Stats and Information has ranked all NFL players drafted in the modern draft (1967-2008) based on their performance during their NFL careers -- regardless of how they fared with the team that drafted them. Insider will count down each team's best draft class (seeded 1-32), then conduct a tournament to determine the best class of all time.
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RAMS' BEST CLASS: 1971
The Rams have been a top-10 drafting franchise according to ESPN Stats and Information's ranking system. They've taken a balance of good offensive and defensive players, most in the 1970s and 1990s.
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