Considering the Rams don’t play their starters in the preseason, it’s difficult to predict who will play how much in Week 1 of any given year. We had a good idea of who the starters would be and which players would be the primary backups, but in their 34-14 win over the Bears, we learned who Sean McVay wants on the field the majority of the time.
Looking at the snap counts from Sunday’s victory, the Rams didn’t use a very deep rotation on either side of the ball. Only 13 players played more than four snaps on offense, while 17 players on defense were out there for at least 10 snaps.
Here’s a breakdown of the Rams’ snap counts in Week 1, starting with the offense.