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Los Angeles Rams trade for No. 1 pick in 2016 NFL Draft

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Tennessee gets a ton of picks and the Rams are expected to take a QB.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Well, we knew the 2016 NFL schedule was going to be announced on Thursday. What we didn't expect was a huge trade for the top pick in this year's NFL Draft. The Los Angeles Rams have traded almost everything to acquire the number one pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, moving up from the 15th pick.

The Rams get the Titans' first round pick (the first in the draft), fourth round pick and sixth round pick in this year's draft. The Rams give up their first rounder (15th overall), both their second round picks, and a third round pick in this year's draft, as well as their first round pick and third round pick in next year's draft.

It is presumed the Rams made the trade to be able to draft a quarterback. According to a few reports, Los Angeles will make North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz their pick.

This shakes things up in the NFC West, as the Rams, a Cardinals division rival, is giving up a ton to land their QB of the future. Arizona will face the Rams twice this season, who will presumably have a rookie starting at QB.

What does this mean?

For one, the dumb trade ESPN's Mike Sando said should happen (Arizona sends receiver Michael Floyd to Los Angeles for one of their second round picks) now cannot happen. L.A. has no second round pick. In the short term, it seems to make the NFC West a little easier, assuming some struggles from Wentz (or even Jared Goff) in his first year, even with Todd Gurley in the backfield. Over the long term, it could mean the Rams have their star.