Aside from Durant, Kendrick is the other rookie cornerback that the Rams are excited about entering the 2022 season. Kendrick, who started on the dominant Georgia defense that led the Bulldogs to a National Championship in 2021, finished his college career strong with four interceptions last year.
In this year’s draft, the Rams selected Kendrick in the sixth round with the 212th overall pick. Even with Kendrick being a late-round selection, the first-year cornerback hasn’t had a shortage of notable plays in training camp.
Once again, the Rams won’t be playing their veteran defensive backs in the preseason, giving the younger guys a chance to get acclimated to the speed of the NFL. Ramsey, Hill, and Long appear to be the top three cornerbacks on the roster right now. Meanwhile, Kendrick could climb the depth chart with a strong performance in the preseason, beginning with Saturday’s showdown with the Chargers.