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Rams close out draft by adding second receiver of Day 3 in Michael Thomas

Tim Heitman/USA TODAY Sports

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Rams went back to the pass-catching well with their third sixth-round pick, selecting wide receiver Michael Thomas of Southern Mississippi with pick No. 206.

My take: With the addition of Thomas, the Rams spent four of their five picks on Day 3 on either a tight end or receiver, selecting two of each. It was a logical approach for a team in serious need of help at both positions. Thomas is particularly intriguing and qualifies as a bona fide sleeper candidate after he wasn't invited to the combine. Thomas was productive in 2015, finishing with 71 catches for 1,391 yards and 14 touchdowns. At 6-foot-1 and 200 pounds, he also offers decent size to a receiving corps that can use some.

Where he fits: Much like fourth-round choice Pharoh Cooper, there's no shortage of opportunity for Thomas to come in and potentially win a spot on the roster. The Rams only have Kenny Britt, Tavon Austin, Bradley Marquez and Brian Quick returning among regulars from 2015 as Stedman Bailey's status remains up in the air. Thomas is a true outside receiver and if he can adjust to the NFL and show some special-teams ability, he has a chance to make it.