Los Angeles Rams: 5 Wide receivers to target in the second round of NFL Draft

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– K.J. Hamler

The next option for the Rams might not be the best fit, but he is certainly a talented player. K.J. Hamler from Penn State is a shifty 5’9”, 170lb wide receiver, who might be able to be a really strong slot wide receiver.

For the Rams, they already have a great slot wide receiver in Cooper Kupp. However, Hamler could be sitting there with them on the board, and they will certainly have to consider him.

Hamler was a factor in his two seasons for Penn State, as in 2018, he totaled 42 receptions, 754 receiving yards, and five receiving touchdowns. In his sophomore season, Hamler improved, as he totaled 56 receptions, 904  receiving yards, and eight receiving touchdowns.

There are a lot of things to like about Hamler in the slot, as he is nearly unguardable when given space. Also, when he is in the open field, catching him from behind is nearly impossible, and he can make defenders miss.

While Hamler was able to create a lot of separation, he did drop the ball far too much at Penn State. That will have to be something he improves on going into the NFL, but he is a very appealing prospect.