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Rams' Jared Goff continues upward trend, leads rookies

The early results suggest Jared Goff and the Rams rookie class are pointed in the right direction. Kyusung Gong/Zuma Press/Icon Sportswire

A breakdown of the Los Angeles Rams' 2016 draft class and its progress after two weeks of training camp:

Jared Goff, quarterback, first round: The no. 1 pick in the draft continues to make steady progress. He practiced with starters for first time Tuesday and ascension to starting position still appears inevitable.

Tyler Higbee, tight end, fourth round: He's been maybe the biggest surprise in camp. Higbee is a big target (6-foot-5) with good hands, makes a play every day and appears headed for serious playing time.

Pharoh Cooper, wide receiver, fourth round: Cooper was slowed early by mild quad injury. He has had good and bad moments, but yet to really stand out.

Temarrick Hemingway, tight end, sixth round: He's getting few reps and having trouble distinguishing himself at a fairly crowded position. For now, Hemingway is playing in Higbee's shadow.

Josh Forrest, linebacker, sixth round: Forrest was the only defensive player taken by Rams in draft. He has seen slight time with second team; could be headed for special teams.

Michael Thomas, wide receiver, sixth round: He has shown he can get open, but has struggled to catch the ball. Thomas has more drops than any player in camp.