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Rams' newly drafted receivers Pharoh Cooper and Michael Thomas are looking forward to minicamp

Rams' newly drafted receivers Pharoh Cooper and Michael Thomas are looking forward to minicamp

They are coming to an NFL team that ranked last in passing in 2015.

So receivers Pharoh Cooper and Michael Thomas undoubtedly sense opportunity with the Rams.

Cooper, a fourth-round draft pick from South Carolina, and Thomas, a sixth-round pick from Southern Mississippi, will be in Oxnard on Friday when the Rams begin a rookie orientation and minicamp for drafted players and undrafted free agents.

Cooper and Thomas were selected two days after the Rams made California quarterback Jared Goff the No. 1 pick in the draft.

"They both have a specific role or skill set," General Manager Les Snead said of the receivers. "Pharoh in the slot, kind of a weapon...

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