The St. Louis Rams are heading full charge into the 2012 season through mini-camps and organized team activities, coming off a horrendous five-year record of 15-65.
Steve Spagnuolo and Billy Devaney are out. Jeff Fisher and Les Snead are in.
Fans and media pundits expect vast improvement this upcoming season, and the new regime believes its plan to rebuild the team is ahead of schedule.
The team has made significant free-agent signings this offseason, including Cortland Finnegan, Kendall Langford, Scott Wells and Steve Smith amongst others. Notable draft picks include Michael Brockers, Brian Quick, Janoris Jenkins, Isaiah Pead and Chris Givens.
While the 2011 season was overall a disappointment, some players such as James Laurinaitis, Chris Long and Robert Quinn all showed positive signs in their play as they strive to become complete players.
However, what are realistic expectations for the Rams' 2012 season? Here are some milestones the Rams will and will not reach this upcoming season.