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Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Quick look at Rams' 80-man roster

By Mike Sando
ESPN.com


All four NFC West teams reached the required 80-man roster limit by the NFL deadline Tuesday.

The St. Louis Rams did so by waiving cornerback Mikail Baker, defensive tackle Jermelle Cudjo and cornerback Dionte Dinkins, per Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Teams must reduce rosters to 53 players by Saturday at 6 p.m. ET.

I'm most interested in seeing how the Rams proceed at receiver and on the offensive line.

The Rams kept only eight offensive linemen on their Week 1 roster last season, one fewer than teams generally keep. I have a hard time finding eight definite keepers from the current group of 13. Keeping a lower total on the line could buy time in the short term to keep a player at another position.