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.
Former Bears' pass rusher Leonard Floyd is signing a one-year, $10 million worth up to $13 with the Rams, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 18, 2020
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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