The Rams are swinging big this offseason, both in terms of taking on someone else’s problems and admitting their own mistakes.
They’re still on the hook for $5 million of the $8 million he’s due this year, but this one can easily be justified from a football standpoint.
He simply hasn’t done much since signing a six-year, $56 million contract in 2016. He caught just 13 passes last year, and the Rams made the move for Sammy Watkins which made him surplus to requirements
The former eighth-overall pick could still draw some interest, but he was never worth the original investment of draft currency or the contract.