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Will Rams CB E.J. Gaines re-gain his 2014 form?

By Mike Cahill
Jun 2, 2017
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  • The Rams drafted CB E.J. Gaines in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL draft and he played more snaps as a rookie than any other Rams cornerback that year.
  • Gaines’ 1.03 yards per coverage snap were tied for 14th lowest in the NFL in 2014, while his mark of 1.77 ranked fifth highest in 2016.
  • Gaines’ nine TDs given up in 2016 were the most in the league among cornerbacks as compared to 14th best with only one in 2014.
  • He was targeted 85 times in 2014 and gave up 100 less yards than in 2016 when he was targeted only 72 times.

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