The Rams do not have a first-round pick in the upcoming draft, but they picked up two lower-round slots Friday when the NFL awarded them third- and fourth-round compensatory picks for the loss of free agents Janoris Jenkins, Rodney McLeod and Nick Fairley.
For the Rams, that scenario probably could not have worked better in the aftermath of last year’s historic trade that cost them six draft picks to acquire quarterback Jared Goff with the No. 1 overall pick.
The Rams gave the Tennessee Titans their first-round pick, two-second round picks and a third-round pick in last year’s draft, and first and third-round picks this year.
Under the terms of that deal, the Titans will...