The Los Angeles Rams will look to repeat at Super Bowl champions, becoming the first team since the 2003-2004 New England Patriots to do so. Next season though, their offense is going to look different. Wide receiver Robert Woods was sent packing to the Tennessee Titans. The Rams signed Allen Robinson to be their new receiver. The potential of Odell Beckham Jr. returning has been in doubt all off season.
NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport joined the Pat McAfee Show Wednesday to talk about it.
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Rapoport talked about this being an interesting case because Beckham Jr. likely is going to miss the early part of next season. Due to that fact, he is not likely to command much money on the open market. Therefore, the odds that the Rams could re-sign for former Pro Bowl receiver are greater than they normally would be.
Beckham Jr. tore his ACL during the 2nd quarter of the Super Bowl. Prior to the injury, he was beginning to come into his own. He looked like the best player on the field. As Rapaport noted, the timing of the injury was so bad for Beckham Jr.
However, it might have been the perfect scenario for the Rams. They went on to win the Super Bowl anyway, despite the injury. But because of it, there is still a chance Los Angeles could re-sign Aaron Donald, give Cooper Kupp a new restructured contract and have enough money left over to make it work with Beckham Jr.
With so much talent leaving the NFC, the Rams will enter the 2022 season as one of the favorites regardless.