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Preview: Rams building a contending roster

Sam Bradford (Joe Toth/USA Today)

The Rams weren't expected to be in playoff contention this soon, but they are. They are doing it with a young nucleus, especially the rising stars on defense.

At the end of last season, the Vikings finished with a 3-13 record, setting themselves up for the third pick in the 2012 draft. Only two teams had a worse record – the Indianapolis Colts and St. Louis Rams, who both finished 2-14 and put themselves in line to draft Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III. The Colts held on to their pick and used it on Andrew Luck. The results have been... Recommended Stories

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