Better than the initial projection, a couple of those 5ths were 6ths early on.
The NFL awards compensatory picks for players teams lose in free agency the year prior. Last offseason, the Rams lost Von Miller, Darious Williams, Austin Corbett, Sebastian Joseph-Day and Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, which is the reason they received these additional picks.
The Rams have added 4 picks to their collection this year, including 3 in the 5th round
signed a 3 year, $30,000,000 contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, including a $1,500,000 signing bonus, $18,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000.
signed a 3 year, $26,250,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers, including a $9,765,000 signing bonus, $19,600,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,750,000
signed a 3 year, $24,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including a $7,500,000 signing bonus, $16,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000.
signed a 1 year, $3,250,000 contract with the Houston Texans, including a $625,000 signing bonus, $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,250,000.