Adam Caplan reports that the St. Louis Rams have claimed tight end Brody Eldridge off waivers from the Colts.
Eldridge, 25, is a blocking specialist who played guard and center in college. He was also a first-team All-Big 12 pick as a sophomore fullback.
By claiming the player, the Rams also claim Eldridge’s contract. He’s owed minimum base salaries of $540,000 and $575,000 in 2012 and 2013. Eldridge will compete for a roster spot in Rams camp.