Days after being let go from the Chicago Bears, the Los Angeles Rams have signed linebacker Leonard Floyd. Floyd was a former first round pick that never hit his stride in Chicago, and was lost in an already-great defensive front.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the news via Twitter on Wednesday.
Being drafted by Chicago in 2016, Floyd has only had one interception and 18.5 sacks in four years. He played in 54 of a possible 64 games, but started in every game he played. He has also only forced one fumble in his career.
Floyd was simply not good enough to justify being given a new deal on a talented front seven. The Rams, however, just lost Dante Fowler so a one-year, $10 million is a relatively low risk investment. They will have to wait and see whether or not he proves it.
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