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Matt Longacre signs restricted free agent tender

The Rams were busy Monday. Besides having safety Lamarcus Joyner sign his franchise tender, cornerback Troy Hill, running back Malcolm Brown and kicker Sam Ficken sign their exclusive rights free agent tenders and re-signing free agent Cornelius Lucas, the Rams also re-signed Darrell Williams and had Matt Longacre sign his restricted free agent tender. Longacre [more]

Troy Hill, Malcolm Brown, Sam Ficken sign Rams tenders

Cornerback Troy Hill, running back Malcolm Brown and kicker Sam Ficken all signed their exclusive rights free agent tenders with the Rams. All three played a part in the team’s success last season. The Rams claimed Hill off waivers late in the 2015 season, and he played 12 games with three starts last season. He [more]

Ndamukong Suh gets No. 93 from Ethan Westbrooks

Rams defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has made more than $124 million in his NFL career. Rams defensive end Ethan Westbrooks has made less than $3 million. In related news, Suh is now No. 93 in Los Angeles. Suh, who arrived this year with a one-year, $14 million contract to play for the Rams, has been [more]

Sean McVay: We’re proactive about finding an Aaron Donald solution

The Rams gathered for the start of their offseason program on Monday, but defensive tackle Aaron Donald wasn’t part of the group. As expected, Donald did not report for the voluntary workouts as he continues to press for a new contract with the team. Donald was absent for much of last offseason with the same [more]

Rams re-sign Cornelius Lucas

Tackle Cornelius Lucas took a visit to Kansas City recently, but he won’t be joining the Chiefs for the 2018 season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Lucas is re-signing with the Rams with the team starting their offseason program on Monday. Lucas joined the Rams last September after being waived by the Lions. [more]

Lamarcus Joyner signing franchise tag, participating in Rams’ offseason work

The Rams are getting the whole group together in time for the start of offseason work. Lamarcus Joyner will sign his franchise tag today and report to the team’s offseason conditioning program, his agent told Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. That means Joyner will make $11.287 million this year, and he’ll hit free agency next [more]

Aaron Donald not expected at Rams workouts

The Rams have acknowledged that defensive tackle Aaron Donald is set for a big contract extension several times, but nothing’s been signed at this point and it appears that will keep them from working with Donald for at least the early part of their offseason program. According to multiple reports, Donald is not expected to [more]

Aqib Talib explains why Rams or Patriots were his preferred destination

Cornerback Aqib Talib didn’t want to go to San Francisco, nixing a trade to the 49ers. He didn’t want to go anywhere except the Rams or the Patriots. The reason? The Patriots traded for Talib in 2012. He left for Denver after the 2013 season, where he played for Wade Phillips in 2015-16. The Broncos [more]

Which offenses will be the best in 2018?

Cardinals running back David Johnson recently claimed that his team’s offense will be the best in the NFL, if quarterback Sam Bradford is healthy. Some may disagree, primarily because the chances of Bradford flinging pigskins for 16 games is even lower than the pigs from which the skins come sprouting wings and flying. So which [more]

Ravens, Rams to hold joint practices this summer

Ravens wide receiver Michael Crabtree and Rams cornerback Aqib Talib aren’t scheduled to face each other in the regular season, but they will have a chance to catch up with one another over the summer. According to multiple reports, the Ravens and Rams have agreed to hold joint practices this summer before they play a [more]

Report: Rams punter Johnny Hekker restructures contract

Rams General Manager Les Snead conceded that they are about to make defensive tackle Aaron Donald the highest paid defensive player in league history. With that in mind, the Rams appear to be checking the couch cushions for whatever change they can find. According to Field Yates of ESPN.com, the Rams restructured the contract of [more]

Cornelius Lucas visits Chiefs

The Chiefs may be in the market for some veteran depth on the offensive line. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team had free agent tackle Cornelius Lucas in for a visit. Lucas, who played his college ball nearby at Kansas State, entered the NFL as an undrafted rookie with the Lions in 2014. [more]

Wade Phillips: I don’t manage players, I work with them

After the Rams signed defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, head coach Sean McVay said he isn’t worried about Suh fitting into the mix that the team has on defense. Cornerbacks Marcus Peters and Aqib Talib also joined the team this offseason and all three players have made waves with previous teams because of their outsize personalities. [more]

Les Snead: Aaron Donald “on the verge” of becoming highest-paid defensive player

Rams General Manager Les Snead was talking about Ndamukong Suh when he allowed that Aaron Donald is “on the verge of being the highest-paid defensive player in football.” “The nice thing about Ndamukong, at age 31 and somebody who’s been the highest-paid defensive player in football, winning was very important in this phase of his [more]

Ethan Westbrooks pleads no contest to gun charge, gets probation

Before he could begin any offseason program, Rams defensive lineman Ethan Westbrooks had to clear up a criminal matter. According to Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times, Westbrooks recently pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor gun charge. He was sentenced to a day in jail and probation, and was given credit for time served. [more]

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