11 Los Angeles Rams Who Won't Return Next Season

The Rams' window for contending is closing as Matthew Stafford gets another year older, and the young team will look to hold onto as many key pieces as possible.

Oct 29, 2023; Arlington, Texas, USA;  Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay during the second half
Oct 29, 2023; Arlington, Texas, USA; Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay during the second half / Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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4. Demarcus Robinson

Coming into the season unsure about what they had at the wide receiver position, Rams fans were hopeful to see Demarcus Robinson play a significant role on the outside.

Surprises at the position (like Puka Nacua) buried Robinson on the depth chart though, and he didn't catch his first pass of the year until November when Van Jefferson was traded.

Robinson did go on to be pretty productive when he had the opportunity, averaging 9.5 yards per target, but the way the Rams treated that deep-threat WR role signals that McVay views it as pretty replaceable. He was fine playing Jefferson over Robinson. He was fine moving Jefferson with Robinson as a backup. Neither really impacted the offense much.

The only other receiver on the team with an average depth of target (aDOT) over 10 yards was Tutu Atwell, who obviously profiles a little differently at 5-foot-9.

So losing Robinson will create an offseason need, but he's going to be an unrestricted free agent, and there won't be any shortage of available options on the market. I wouldn't rule out Robinson specifically, but with so many options to choose from, the odds are not in his favor for a Rams reunion.