3 edge rusher options for the Rams at No. 52 in the NFL Draft

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Joshua Uche

Unlike Weaver, Joshua Uche is a prospect that doesn’t have much experience under his belt. Coming out of Michigan, Uche is a two-year starter that continued to get better as he received more playing time.

In his final season at Michigan, Uche contributed a career-best 7.5 sacks, 10.5 tackles for loss, and a forced fumble in 2019. Despite being inexperienced, Uche’s explosiveness and ability to bend make him an intriguing prospect.

Regardless of where he’s taken in the draft, Uche should be utilized as a 3-4 edge rusher in the NFL. Although, teams could be wary of selecting him due to being undersized (6-foot-1, 241 pounds). Even if the Rams don’t select him in the second round, it’s possible Uche is still available at No. 84.

On the other hand, it’s evident he has the tools to become a formidable pass rusher at the next level. If the Rams end up with Uche in this year’s draft, he would be a nice addition to the defensive front.