Rams camp preview
1. Can the Rams win with this defense?
That is asking a lot. Expect shootouts in many Rams games this season. Their offense is loaded and can score points through the air or on the ground, but the defense is nearly as porous as the offense is potent. Without a proven run-stopper in the middle of the defense and question marks at several starting positions, betting on a drastic turnaround from this unit doesn't seem wise. Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett will get his guys to play hard and there should be some improvement, but don't expect the Rams' defense to finish in the top half of the NFL rankings this season.
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Scouts Inc.: Camp previews
From burning questions to camp battles, Scouts Inc. breaks down every training camp.
Monday, July 16
NFC West: Seahawks | Rams | 49ers | Cardinals
Tuesday, July 17:
AFC West: Chargers | Chiefs | Broncos | Raiders
Wednesday, July 18:
NFC East: Giants | Cowboys | Eagles | Redskins
Thursday, July 19:
AFC East: Patriots | Jets | Bills | Dolphins
Friday, July 20:
NFC South: Saints | Panthers | Falcons | Bucs
Saturday, July 21:
AFC South: Colts | Jaguars | Texans | Titans
Monday, July 23:
NFC North: Bears | Packers | Vikings | Lions
Tuesday, July 24:
AFC North: Ravens | Bengals | Steelers | Browns