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2016 NFL mock draft: Rams pick QB if they hadn't traded the pick

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(Note: We started our mock draft before the Rams traded up to No. 1 so we're just going to keep this pick. Credit the Rams GM for getting close by picking QB!)

With the 15th pick in the 2016 Arrowhead Pride mock draft, Rams GM Quahog Clam selects...

Memphis QB Paxton Lynch

The move to LA brings a new fan base, new expectations, more revenue and coach Fisher just bought himself a few more years. What better time to invest in a QB? With Nick Foles on the trade block, Case Keenum as a serviceable backup and Sean Mannion an unknown, Rams need to invest in a top QB. The Rams strengths last year were their running game and their defense, along with an improved offensive line; coincidentally those are the ingredients necessary for successfully developing a young QB.

Jeff Fisher has drafted two QBs in the first round, Steve McNair and Vince Young (hit and miss). With a Howitzer for an arm, athletic ability for miles and a good head on his shoulders Lynch would allow the Rams the flexibility necessary to run the option or spread and shred. With the run on DBs and Laquon Treadwell off the board the choice is clear. With the 15th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the new Los Angeles Rams select Paxton Lynch, QB, University of Memphis.

1. Titans - OT Laremy Tunsil

2. Browns - OT Ronnie Stanley

3. Chargers - CB Jalen Ramsey

4. Cowboys - DE Joey Bosa

5. Jaguars - LB Myles Jack

6. Ravens - DL DeForest Buckner

7. 49ers - QB Carson Wentz

8. Eagles - QB Jared Goff

9. Bucs - WR Laquon Treadwell

10. Giants - RB Ezekiel Elliott

11. Bears - CB Vernon Hargreaves

12. Saints - LB Jaylon Smith

13. Dolphins - CB Eli Apple

14. Raiders - CB William Jackson III

15. Rams - QB Paxton Lynch

16. Lions -