4 Los Angeles Rams Make Initial Pro Bowl Roster. Who Got Snubbed?

Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

In a notable achievement for the Los Angeles Rams, four of their players have been selected for the 2024 Pro Bowl, highlighting the team’s strong individual performances this season.

The Rams Pro Bowlers:

Aaron Donald

The Rams’ representation is headlined by defensive tackle Aaron Donald, who has extended his remarkable streak with his 10th-consecutive Pro Bowl selection. Donald’s dominant presence on the defensive line has been a cornerstone of the Rams’ franchise and team this season, as evidenced by his impressive tally of 53 total tackles and eight sacks.

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback Matthew Stafford, perhaps the most pivotal figure in the Rams’ offense, earned his third Pro Bowl nod. Stafford’s consistent performance, marked by 3,965 passing yards and 24 touchdowns, has been crucial in navigating the Rams through a challenging season.

NFL: New Orleans Saints at Los Angeles Rams
Rams Pro Bowlers: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY SportsCredit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Puka Nacua and Kyren Williams

The Pro Bowl roster also includes two first-time selectees from the Rams. Wide receiver Puka Nacua, a rookie phenom in the receiving corps, is on the brink of setting new NFL rookie records with his 101 receptions and 1,445 receiving yards. Running back Kyren Williams, despite missing four games due to injury, has emerged as a powerhouse, leading the NFL in rushing yards per game and amassing 15 scrimmage touchdowns.

Ben Skowronek, primarily recognized for his special teams contributions, has been selected as an alternate, underscoring his invaluable role in the team’s overall performance.

Rams Pro Bowl Snub!

NFL: Los Angeles Rams at Arizona Cardinals
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY SportsCredit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

However, the Rams Pro Bowl selections weren’t without their controversies, as the omission of guard Kevin Dotson was questionable. After a trade from Pittsburgh, Dotson has been a revelation for the Rams’ offensive line, earning high praise for his run-blocking skills. His Pro Football Focus ranking as the 10th-highest graded offensive lineman and just one penalty all season made his absence from the Pro Bowl roster a topic of debate among fans and analysts.

As the Rams’ fans prepare for the Pro Bowl Games in Orlando, Florida, featuring skills challenges and a flag football game, the fans can take pride in seeing some representation from their team.

Rams Pro Bowl
Yannick Peterhans-USA TODAY SportsCredit: Yannick Peterhans-USA TODAY Sports