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Wednesday, July 13, 2011
All in the family: NFC West free agency

By Mike Sando
ESPN.com

Smart teams build through the draft.

The St. Louis Rams have done this recently, adding quarterback Sam Bradford, middle linebacker James Laurinaitis, left defensive end Chris Long, right defensive end Robert Quinn, left tackle Rodger Saffold, right tackle Jason Smith and others.

A few specific needs remain. The more I look through the list of potential NFC West free agents, the more I get the sense quite a few would fit nicely with the Rams.

Let's discuss six of them:
The NFL has yet to set rules for unrestricted free agency. Each of these six players has at least four accrued seasons. They would qualify under the system that was in place before last season.

Your thoughts? Fire away.