Andrew Whitworth knows a little bit about offensive line play and he was thrilled to see the Rams take Steve Avila with their first pick in the 2023 NFL draft. Whitworth, who retired after the 2021 season and is now an analyst on Amazon, tweeted his love for the Rams’ initial selection on Friday night.
Whitworth is no longer on the Rams but he remains close to the organization and attended a bunch of practices during training camp last year. He was even in the Rams’ draft room last April, hanging out with Les Snead and Sean McVay.
Here’s how he reacted to the pick on Twitter.
My heart be still! Start off picking a big fella!
OL ❤️! Let’s get it!!
— Andrew Whitworth (@AndrewWhitworth) April 28, 2023