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Jackie Slater and Jack Youngblood among former Rams to announce draft picks

Jackie Slater and Jack Youngblood among former Rams to announce draft picks

Pro football Hall of Famers Jackie Slater and Jack Youngblood are among former Rams players who will announce the team’s draft picks on Friday and Saturday.

The Rams do not have a first-round pick in Thursday night’s first round, so their initial selection will be made Friday with the fifth pick in the second round, the 37th overall selection.

The Rams have eight picks in rounds two through seven.

Youngblood, a seven-time Pro Bowl defensive end during a career that spanned from 1971 to 1984, will announce the second-round pick from the draft in Philadelphia. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001. Former St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson will announce the...

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