At this time of the year, nearly every NFL fanbase genuinely believes that the Super Bowl is in reach for its beloved team, even if it means ignoring clear flaws with the roster.
After free agency and the draft, we enter a period of blind optimism that lasts until the start of the season, and then we are usually brought back to reality after Week 1.
For St. Louis Rams fans, there are no overly optimistic dreams of a Lombardi Trophy in 2013. Recent failures have kept our expectations in check.
But that doesn't mean St. Louis fans are incapable of overlooking a few clear blemishes on the Rams' roster.
So, in an effort to keep things real and point out a few possible flaws with the current St. Louis roster, here are several key areas that still need to be addressed before Week 1.