Los Angeles Rams

Stadium: Los Angeles Coliseum | Coach: Sean McVay
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense32nd78.2 (31st)184.4 (31st)
Defense9th103.8 (16th)233.2 (10th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
31Alexander, Maurice FS6-12202/16/19914Utah State
66Arkin, David (FA) G6-530710/7/19873Missouri State
11Austin, Tavon WR5-81763/15/19905West Virginia
26Barron, Mark OLB6-221310/27/19896Alabama
 Barwin, Connor LB6-426410/15/19869Cincinnati
 Blythe, Austin C6-22986/16/19922Iowa
90Brockers, Michael DT6-532612/21/19906LSU
68Brown, Jamon G6-43233/15/19933Louisville
39Brown, Malcolm RB5-112245/15/19932Texas
 Bryant, Omarius DT6-331010/26/1994RWestern Kentucky
41Christian, Marqui DB5-1119610/27/19942Midwestern State
10Cooper, Pharoh WR5-112073/7/19952South Carolina
29Countess, Blake CB5-91848/8/19932Auburn
 Davis, Kevin LB6-224011/21/1993RColorado State
 Davis, Justin RB6-120811/11/1995RSouthern California
38Davis, Cody FS6-12066/6/19895Texas Tech
99Donald, Aaron DT6-12855/23/19914Pittsburgh
64Donnal, Andrew T6-63163/3/19923Iowa
 Dunbar, Lance RB5-81951/25/19906North Texas
 Dunn, Michael T6-5300//RMaryland
91Easley, Dominique DT6-22854/28/19924Florida
 Ebukam, Samson LB6-22405/9/1995REastern Washington
 Eldrenkamp, Jake G6-5287//RWashington
 Everett, Gerald TE6-32276/25/1994RSouth Alabama
59Forrest, Josh OLB6-32492/24/19922Kentucky
70Fox, Morgan DE6-32599/12/19941Colorado State-Pueblo
33Gaines, E.J. CB5-101902/23/19924Missouri
16Goff, Jared QB6-421510/14/19942California
36Green, Aaron RB5-1120110/15/19921TCU
 Grigsby, Nicholas LB6-12207/2/19922Pittsburgh
30Gurley, Todd RB6-12278/3/19943Georgia
54Hager, Bryce ILB6-12355/4/19923Baylor
46Harkey, Cory TE6-42596/17/19906UCLA
 Hatfield, Dominique DB5-1016112/13/1994RUtah
79Havenstein, Rob T6-73215/13/19923Wisconsin
6Hekker, Johnny P6-52362/8/19906Oregon State
84Hemingway, Temarrick TE6-52447/30/19932South Carolina State
89Higbee, Tyler TE6-42431/1/19932Western Kentucky
 Hill, Troy CB5-101828/29/19912Oregon
 Jefferson, A.J. DT6-22453/3/1993RMississippi State
22Johnson, Trumaine CB6-22081/1/19906Montana
 Johnson, John SAF6-1205//RBoston College
 Johnson, Isaiah SAF6-12025/16/19922Georgia Tech
35Jordan, Michael DB6-020010/21/19922Missouri Western State
20Joyner, Lamarcus CB5-818411/27/19904Florida State
 Kozan, Alex G6-430011/17/1993RAuburn
 Kupp, Cooper WR6-21986/15/1993REastern Washington
45Laskey, Zach FB6-22257/8/19922Georgia Tech
58Littleton, Cory OLB6-322711/18/19932Washington
96Longacre, Matt DE6-32609/21/19913Northwest Missouri State
14Mannion, Sean QB6-62334/25/19923Oregon State
15Marquez, Bradley WR5-1019612/14/19923Texas Tech
 McKinzy, Cassanova LB6-325311/17/19921Auburn
44McQuaide, Jake LS6-224412/7/19877Ohio State
8McRoberts, Paul WR6-220011/15/19921Southeast Missouri State
 Mundt, Johnny TE6-4231//ROregon
72Murphy, Pace T6-62953/2/19942Northwestern State-Louisiana
52Ogletree, Alec MLB6-22459/25/19915Georgia
 Penton, Aarion CB5-10185//RMissouri
 Peterson, Kevin CB5-111793/22/19941Oklahoma State
 Price, Ejuan DE6-02551/30/1993RPittsburgh
 Purcell, Mike NT6-33034/20/19914Wyoming
94Quinn, Robert DE6-42645/18/19907North Carolina
43Randolph, Brian DB6-019810/20/19922Tennessee
34Reynolds, Chase (FA) RB6-020510/22/19875Montana
 Reynolds, Josh WR6-31872/16/1995RTexas A&M
 Robey-Coleman, Nickell DB5-81651/17/19925Southern California
 Rogers, Sam FB5-102314/12/1995RVirginia Tech
 Ryan, Shakeir WR5-81578/11/1995RNorthwestern State-Louisiana
76Saffold, Rodger G6-53326/6/19888Indiana
 Sayles, Casey DT6-32699/4/1995ROhio
 Shippen, Brandon WR5-111985/17/19941Temple
97Sims, Eugene (FA) DE6-62693/18/19868West Texas A&M
 Smart, Tanzel DT6-129611/6/1994RTulane
86Spruce, Nelson WR6-120512/5/19922Colorado
 Sullivan, John C6-43108/8/19859Notre Dame
13Thomas, Mike WR6-12008/16/19942Southern Mississippi
 Thompson, Carlos LB6-52432/16/19922Ole Miss
 Tillery, Lenard RB5-10200//RSouthern University
 Trinca-Pasat, Louis DT6-12929/7/19912Iowa
 Walker, Tyrunn DE6-33103/18/19906Tulsa
 Webster, Kayvon DB5-111982/1/19915South Florida
93Westbrooks, Ethan DE6-426711/15/19904West Texas A&M
 Whitworth, Andrew T6-733012/12/198112LSU
69Wichmann, Cody G6-53193/2/19923Fresno State
63Williams, Darrell T6-43018/31/19933South Florida
 Wilson, Travis TE6-723312/4/1993RUtah
 Woods, Robert WR6-01904/10/19925Southern California
4Zuerlein, Greg K6-019612/27/19876Missouri Western State
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
L.A. Rams6-5311.36-2281.724.72135
 
 
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Position Listing
Mike Purcell
News
The Rams claimed Purcell off waivers Wednesday, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.

Purcell spent his first three seasons in the league with the 49ers after joining the team as an undrafted free agent. During the 2016 campaign, Purcell played in 15 games (five starts), tallying 26 tackles and a forced fumble. After being waived by the 49ers earlier in the week, Purcell will now join the Rams and aim to win a roster spot as a backup along the defensive line.

Cory Littleton
No Updates
Rodger Saffold
Injury
Concussion - Questionable for the start of training camp
No Updates
E.J. Gaines
News
Gaines (thigh) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice session.

Gaines missed the Rams' past two games due to his thigh injury but his full participation indicates he's over the issue and will play in Saturday's tilt against San Francisco.

Tavon Austin
News
Austin (wrist) is slated to be ready for training camp, Myles Simmons of the Rams' official site reports.

Austin underwent wrist surgery in early May, but that hasn't stopped him from putting in work during minicamp. The wideout has been running routes and catching tennis balls on the sidelines, but he's itching to get back onto the field without restrictions. "I still run routes - I'm getting my routes in with the boys when I try to watch them towards the end of [of the field]," Austin said. "So it's definitely frustrating, just because I don't know what happened to my wrist in the first place." There are plenty of questions surrounding the role Austin will play in new head coach Sean McVay's offense, but those questions will be sidelined until the 26-year-old returns. "I think we have ideas of the way we want to utilize him," McVay noted. "I think he's done a lot of great things on tape, but until you're actually able to get out on the grass with him, watch him do some of the things that we're asking him to do, it does make it a little bit more difficult." Austin will look to build upon his 2016 numbers -- 668 yards from scrimmage and four touchdowns -- as the speedster continues to emerge as a deep-ball threat.

Injury
Wrist - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jake Eldrenkamp
No Updates
Cooper Kupp
News
Kupp made a strong impression as a slot receiver during the Rams' offseason practices, ESPN's Alden Gonzalez reports.

Kupp worked on the inside while Tavon Austin (wrist) spent this spring recovering from surgery. Although Austin often occupies a slot role himself, the rookie fifth-rounder apparently emerged as a 'go-to' target during his initial practices there. Given Kupp's 4.62-second 40-yard dash time, he probably lacks the explosiveness to play on the outside, but that's hardly a problem with Austin. As a result, the veteran could be used more as a perimeter deep threat, leaving Kupp to clean up receptions underneath.

Mike Thomas
News
Thomas (hip) was active for the Rams' season finale Sunday against the Cardinals.

After missing last week's game versus the Niners, Thomas garnered just one target Sunday, which he secured for 15 yards.

Nelson Spruce
News
The Rams designated Spruce (calf) to return from injured reserve Friday, Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Spruce practiced this week for the first time since landing on IR in November. However, according to the report, Spruce will not be eligible to play in Sunday's game versus the Cardinals.

Injury
Calf - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jared Goff
News
Goff so far has a full understanding of new coach Sean McVay's offense, which has already seen 95 percent of its plays installed, ESPN's Alden Gonzalez reports.

Goff took a notoriously long time to grasp the Rams' playbook as a rookie last season, when he didn't earn his first start until Week 11. From there, Goff looked nothing like a No. 1 overall pick, finishing with a 54.6 completion percentage, 5.31 yards per attempt, and five touchdowns versus seven interceptions. In the wake of a coaching staff overhaul, however, Goff appears to have adjusted to McVay's scheme much better this offseason. While that reportedly comes thanks to simplified terminology and concepts, it remains to be seen whether Goff can translate his improved understanding into on-field success.

Temarrick Hemingway
News
Hemingway (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Lions, Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Hemingway is the Rams' fourth tight end, so he'll likely remain inactive most weeks unless one of the team's other options at the position is out with an injury. The rookie has made three appearances this season, but is still looking for his first career catch.

Jake McQuaide
No Updates
Johnny Hekker
No Updates
Chase Reynolds
News
Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson suffered a concussion during Sunday's game and will go through the league's concussion protocol this week, reports ESPN.

Meanwhile, Chase Reynolds sustained a knee injury and will need more examinations before the severity is determined.

Cory Harkey
News
Harkey has been placed on the injured reserve with a triceps injury, Alden Gonzalez of ESPN reports.

Harkey injured his triceps working in practice on Friday and was unable to play in Week 14. His absence will likely open up work for Temarrick Hemingway at tight end.

Injury
Triceps - Questionable for the start of training camp
Paul McRoberts
No Updates
Connor Barwin
News
Barwin signed a one-year deal worth up to $6.5 million with the Rams on Thursday, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.

Barwin's signing addresses a major need for the Rams after the team jettisoned a pair of veteran edge rushers on the first day of free agency. The 30-year-old Barwin is coming off one of his least productive seasons as a pro, racking up 5.0 sacks over 16 games. That said, Barwin hasn't missed a game in six full seasons and he will add a veteran presence to an otherwise young defensive corps.

Josh Forrest
News
Forrest (knee) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Vincent Bonsignore of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.

It seems as if the move to the IR cements the suspicion that Forrest tore his ACL on Sunday, although the team has yet to comment on specifics of the injury. The 24-year-old recorded nine tackles, one pass deflection, and one fumble recovery in 10 games, primarily on special teams.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Sean Mannion
News
Mannion is trending toward handling backup duties to starting quarterback Jared Goff (concussion) on Saturday against the 49ers, Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register reports.

On Tuesday, Goff handled a full allotment of reps at practice, after which interim head coach John Fassel stated the rookie has entered the final stage of the concussion protocol. Goff will thus have three days to meet with an independent neurologist and gain clearance for game action. If the preceding occurs, as expected, Goff will assume his typical mantle, while Mannion usurps veteran Case Keenum as the Rams looks toward the future.

Tyler Higbee
News
Higbee could have a sizable role with new head coach Sean McVay's offense significant involvement of its tight ends, Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register reports.

As the offensive coordinator for Washington the past three years, McVay leaned on Jordan Reed whenever he was healthy, and his backups were also able to provide serviceable fantasy results when Reed was injured. Higbee has the physical tools needed to succeed at the highest level, but the Los Angeles offense will have to prove it can get out of its own way before the second-year tight end lands on the fantasy radar. Additionally, the Rams also added Gerald Everett in the second round of the 2017 draft, so Higbee could be leapfrogged on the depth chart, if he hasn't been already.

Carlos Thompson
News
Thompson signed a contract with the Rams on Wednesday, ESPN's Alden Gonzalez reports.

Thompson, who went undrafted out of Ole Miss in 2015, was out of the league last season after spending his rookie year with the Texans. He's only tallied two tackles across two game appearances and likely won't push for anything more than a depth role at outside linebacker with the Rams.

Ejuan Price
No Updates
Cassanova McKinzy
News
McKinzy was waived by the Buccaneers on Monday, the team's official site reports.

Despite a strong first impression, McKinzy's hamstring issues seem to have suffocated his roster chance. The rookie's inability to perform at the same high level that he had prior to his hamstring setback is what likely prompted this move.

Kevin Peterson
No Updates
Trumaine Johnson
News
Johnson stated Tuesday that he is open to a contract extension with the Rams, Rams insider Myles Simmons reports.

The Rams shopped Johnson after he signed a $16.74 million franchise tender last month but failed to gain any traction. As a result, he and the team have renewed talks over a long-term contract, which needs to be settled prior to the July 15 deadline for franchise players. Regardless, the 27-year-old appears on track to take the field in a Rams uniform for the 2017 season.

Lance Dunbar
News
Rams head coach Sean McVay envisions Dunbar in a role that aligns with how the running back views himself, ESPN.com reports. "He had me going," Dunbar said. "He had me ready to play."

Dunbar's one-year contract is worth up to $3 million, suggesting the Rams expect him to be an important part of the offense in a complementary role to early-down workhorse Todd Gurley. McVay mentioned Washington's Chris Thompson when explaining the role he envisions for Dunbar, who displayed impressive pass-catching chops during his time in Dallas. It seems as if Dunbar has a clear path to the No. 2 running back job, though the Rams likely would utilize a committee if Gurley were to suffer an injury.

Aaron Donald
News
The Rams have exercised the fifth-year option on Donald's rookie contract, ESPN.com's Field Yates reports.

As a first-round selection (2014) who wasn't taken within the top 10 picks (No. 13), Donald gets an option-year salary equal to the average of the third- through 25th-highest salaries at his position. The fifth-year option thus locks him in for 2018 at a salary of only $6.892 million, which would be an incredible bargain for a player of his caliber. He probably won't end up playing for that figure, as the Rams will try to sign him to a long-term extension either this offseason or next. Boasting 28 sacks and 163 tackles in 48 games through three seasons, Donald should end up with one of the largest non-quarterback contracts in the NFL.

Tanzel Smart
No Updates
Omarius Bryant
No Updates
A.J. Jefferson
No Updates
Cody Wichmann
No Updates
Pace Murphy
No Updates
Sam Rogers
No Updates
Johnny Mundt
No Updates
Maurice Alexander
News
Alexander was revealed to be dealing with a hip injury, ESPN's Alden Gonzalez reports.

Alexander was known to have missed out on the early goings of offseason practices due to an injury, but the nature of the ailment wasn't clear. Fortunately, the 2014 fourth-rounder was just starting to up his level of activity as the offseason program came to a close and is expected to return to full health by the start of training camp in late July.

Injury
Hip - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jamon Brown
No Updates
Shakeir Ryan
No Updates
Marqui Christian
News
Christian (ankle) was placed on IR Tuesday, Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register reports.

Christian injured his ankle in the second quarter of Sunday's game, though the specifics of the injury remain unclear. The issue isn't thought to be severe and shouldn't limit him in the slightest once offseason work roles around.

Injury
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
Alec Ogletree
News
Ogletree recorded a career-high 136 tackles during the 2016 season.

Unfortunately, Ogletree slowed down at the end of the season and registered just 24 stops (18 solo tackles) through the final four games. Still, the 25-year-old linebacker was a high-end IDP option with a reliable fantasy floor outside of his underwhelming finish. Looking ahead to 2017, if Ogletree can provide more of the playmaking ability he's flashed at times throughout his first four seasons, the fantasy star could elevate his stock even higher.

Eugene Sims
News
Sims (concussion) will be active for Sunday's game against the Dolphins, Rams' insider Myles Simmons reports.

Sims was forced out of the Rams' Week 10 contest against the Jets due to a possible concussion, but he's since been able to clear through the league's protocol and will be good to go in Week 11.

Gerald Everett
News
Everett, the 44th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, expects to fill a role in Sean McVay's offense similar to what Jordan Reed had in Washington, Sirius XM NFL Radio reports.

With Lance Kendricks departing in the offseason and not replaced by another veteran, Everett and 2016 fourth-round pick Tyler Higbee figure to compete for snaps and targets, with the rookie likely to get more time in the slot while the latter is mostly used as an in-line tight end. The Rams do have an obvious need for playmakers in the passing game, but given the recent track record of rookie tight ends, Everett likely will need a season or two to develop before he truly has a chance to fill the kind of pivotal role Reed handled in McVay's Redskins offenses the past three seasons. Everett does have a lot in common with Reed from a measurables standpoint, and he'll look to utilize that high-end athleticism and speed to compensate for his lack of ideal size for the tight end position.

David Arkin
No Updates
Lenard Tillery
No Updates
Darrell Williams
Injury
Undisclosed - Questionable for the start of training camp
No Updates
Samson Ebukam
No Updates
Troy Hill
News
Hill (knee) has been suspended for the first two games of the 2017 season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

As a backup cornerback with the Rams in 2016, Hill recorded 40 tackles and two passes defensed in 12 games. His absence for the first two weeks of 2017 shouldn't have a large impact on the secondary.

Injury
Suspension - Suspended until Week 3 at San Francisco
Dominique Hatfield
No Updates
Brandon Shippen
No Updates
John Johnson
No Updates
Michael Jordan
News
Jordan (concussion) was listed as a full participant in Thursday's practice, Myles Simmons of the Rams' official site reports.

Jordan went down last week against the Seahawks. However, his full participation Thursday suggests he isn't in line to miss any time.

Ethan Westbrooks
News
Westbrooks, a restricted free agent, re-signed with the Rams on Monday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.

Westbrooks has tallied at least 19 tackles and two sacks for the Rams in both of the last two seasons. Now that ESPN reported he won't be facing legal charges from an incident last month, Westbrooks can set his sights on protecting his starting defensive end job this summer.

Austin Blythe
News
Blythe was claimed off waivers by the Rams on Tuesday, Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register reports.

Blythe spent the 2016 campaign with the Colts, playing in eight games and logging one start. After being waived by the Colts earlier in the week, he'll now join the Rams and should provide some help on the interior of the line if he makes the final roster.

Tyrunn Walker
News
Walker was released by the Rams on Wednesday, Adam Caplan of ESPN.com reports.

Walker signed with the Rams back in March after spending the past two seasons with the Lions. Only 27, the defensive tackle has a good shot of winding up on another roster before training camp.

Zach Laskey
News
Laskey (undisclosed) was placed on the Rams' injured reserve list on Tuesday.

It's still unclear what Laskey is suffering from, but the Rams were evidently impressed with his potential as a fullback. He'll tryout for the team once again ahead of the 2017 campaign.

Injury
Undisclosed - Questionable for the start of training camp
Robert Quinn
News
Quinn underwent surgery to his hand and won't practice until training camp, Alden Gonzalez of ESPN reports.

It's unclear why exactly Quinn had surgery, but the team doesn't appear concerned about his health to this point. It is anticipated that he'll return for the start of training camp without limitation.

Injury
Hand - Questionable for the start of training camp
Greg Zuerlein
News
Zuerlein agreed to a three-year deal with the Rams on Tuesday, Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Zuerlein attempted only 22 field goals in 2016 but converted 19 of them and was perfect from inside of 40 yards. The kicker's deal will keep him with the Rams through the 2019 season. At this point, the main thing limiting Zuerlein's fantasy production is the Rams offense, which was last in the league in both yards and points per game last season.

Morgan Fox
News
Fox was signed to the active roster Saturday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.

Fox has stood out in practice and has been subsequently added to the active roster. Fox will likely serve as a special teams asset.

Andrew Whitworth
No Updates
Pharoh Cooper
News
Cooper could struggle to see the field again in 2017 because of his unknown role in the offense, Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register reports.

The Rams added two wide receivers and a tight end in the 2017 draft, and with a new coaching regime, Cooper's fit in the offense is completely up in the air. He caught 14 of 20 targets for just 106 yards during his rookie campaign, and the Gamecock product probably won't ever make it as a traditional outside receiver. Additionally, with Tavon Austin likely the better option out of the slot and for gadget plays, Cooper could have a steep uphill climb to fantasy relevance as a Ram. Still, Cooper is talented and boasts big-play ability, so it's too early in his career to write him off.

Mark Barron
News
Barron finished the 2016 season with a career-high 118 tackles (91 solo).

While Barron's fantasy value took a hit after losing his eligibility at strong safety, he still produced strong fantasy numbers and was a rock-solid option in the majority of seasonal leagues. There is also room for him to improve his sack (one) and interception (two) totals, which would make Barron a weekly high-floor, high-ceiling contributor.

Alex Kozan
News
Kozan signed with the Rams on Thursday, Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register reports.

The Rams shuffled their offensive line a fair bit Thursday, trading away former first-rounder Greg Robinson and adding a pair of young prospects in Kozan and Michael Dunn. Kozan, however, is unlikely to be the answer to fill Robinson's starting spot on the line.

Nickell Robey-Coleman
News
Robey-Coleman signed with the Rams on Friday.

Robey-Coleman joins the Rams after playing college ball at the Los Angeles Coliseum for USC. In returning to his former stomping ground as a Bills player last season, Robey-Coleman intercepted two passes, returning one for a touchdown. Although those were the 25-year-old's only picks of the campaign, Robey-Coleman still showed good promise as a nickel cornerback, where he figures to bolster the Rams' ranks this season.

Bryce Hager
News
Hager (concussion) was limited in Thursday's practice.

The second year linebacker projects to back up Alec Ogletree this season. His status for Monday's season opener against the 49ers will depend on if he can clear the NFL's concussion protocol. If he cannot play, Josh Forrest will likely slide into the backup role.

Matt Longacre
News
Longacre signed his exclusive-rights contract tender with the Rams on Monday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.

Longacre was limited to six games in 2016 due to an injured heel and tallied just six tackles on the year. He'll compete for a depth role along the defensive line this summer.

Josh Reynolds
No Updates
Michael Brockers
News
Brockers (groin) is slated to play in Sunday's tilt against the Panthers, Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register reports.

Brockers' Week 10 status wasn't too iffy after practicing in full on Friday, despite missing practice earlier in the week due to the minor groin issue.

Rob Havenstein
Injury
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
No Updates
Malcolm Brown
News
Brown rushed 18 times for just 39 yards and caught three passes for 46 yards during the 2016 season.

With Benny Cunningham headed for free agency, Brown projects as the No. 2 back behind Todd Gurley for the 2017 campaign. Los Angeles could bring in reinforcements through free agency or the draft, and a new coaching regime could also shake things up, but Brown projects as the next man up at this point. In deep dynasty/keeper leagues, speculatively owning Brown could reward if he opens next season as Gurley's handcuff.

Nicholas Grigsby
No Updates
Bradley Marquez
News
Marquez (knee) is expected to be fully healthy for training camp, ESPN's Alden Gonzalez reports.

Marquez ended the 2016 season on injured reserve due to a knee injury he sustained in Week 15. The Texas Tech product is coming off a season in which he logged the fifth-most snaps on special teams for the Rams and will likely need to earn his keep in that phase of the game once again in order to secure a roster spot ahead of Week 1.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Kevin Davis
No Updates
Blake Countess
News
Countess signed a contract with the Rams on Friday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.

With Nelson Spruce (calf) placed on injured reserve Friday, Countess brings Los Angeles back to having a full, 53-man roster. However, it isn't clear where he slots in on the depth chart given the complicated positional arrangement of the Rams' secondary.

Aarion Penton
No Updates
Lamarcus Joyner
News
Joyner (ankle) will spend time at free safety during the Rams' offseason program, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.

Joyner's planned position change comes after he spent the first three years of his career playing primarily as a nickel cornerback. While Joyner was plenty successful there, compiling 178 tackles and 13 pass deflections in 40 games, Los Angeles' offseason signing of Nickell Robey-Coleman gives it another standout at the position. So, with Maurice Alexander moving to fill the departed T.J. McDonald's strong safety spot, Joyner will move back to the free safety position, where his instincts and flexibility figure to serve him well.

Injury
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
Brian Randolph
No Updates
Michael Dunn
No Updates
Kayvon Webster
News
Webster signed a two-year contract with the Rams on Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Webster spent his first four seasons in Denver, but he was stuck behind Aqib Talib and Bradley Roby over the past two years, resulting in just 19 total tackles. With Los Angeles, he'll likely compete for a starting spot against E.J. Gaines heading into the new season.

Andrew Donnal
No Updates
Robert Woods
News
Woods, a Southern California native, signed a five-year contract with the Rams, the team's official website reports.

The SoCal native and former USC standout got an irresistible offer, signing a five-year deal for a reported $39 million, including $15 million guaranteed. It's a surprising sum for a player who never reached 700 yards in a season despite starting 48 of his 57 games in four years with the Bills. The 2013 second-round selection does have a reputation as one of the better run-blocking wideouts in the league, and he's coming off a 2016 campaign in which he posted career-best marks for catch rate (67.1 percent) and yards per target (8.1). Woods will replace new Browns acquisition Kenny Britt, who caught 68 passes for 1,002 yards and five touchdowns on 111 targets last season (15 games) for the Rams. While it initially appears Los Angeles downgraded without saving much cap room, Woods will celebrate his 25th birthday in April and thus may still have untapped upside, whereas Britt is an eight-year veteran who will turn 29 in September.

John Sullivan
No Updates
Dominique Easley
News
Easley signed his contract tender with the Rams on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Easley, who was tendered back in March, has finally signed with the team officially. He'll look to see an increased role in 2017 after a 2016 season that saw him record 35 tackles and 3.5 sacks in 16 games.

Casey Sayles
No Updates
Travis Wilson
No Updates
Justin Davis
No Updates
Cody Davis
News
Davis is questionable for Week 5 due to a groin injury.

Davis was limited in practice Friday after sitting out on Wednesday and Thursday. If he's unable to play on Sunday look for Marqui Christian to see a few extra reps.

Isaiah Johnson
News
Johnson was signed by the Buccaneers on Monday, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Johnson spent his entire rookie season on the Bucs' practice squad, but he'll be given an opportunity to compete for the active roster throughout the upcoming offseason.

Todd Gurley
News
Gurley has shown improved communication and decision making during the offseason, Alden Gonzalez of ESPN.com reports.

Gurley had a down year in 2016 -- 885 yards and six touchdowns on 278 carries -- after a promising rookie campaign, as the back often failed to hit the hole when given the ball. The blame isn't Gurley's alone, as a subpar offensive line and a non-threatening passing attack certainly didn't help his cause. With the season behind him, the 22-year-old has shown new found maturity in all aspects of his game this offseason. "He knows what were trying to do on the offensive line as far as front side and back side," starting left guard Rodger Saffold noted. "So, he knows where the play is going. Inside, with our wide zones and our inside zones, I think he's attacking where we want the ball to go a lot better. And I think he's letting things develop, too." Gurley will have to bounce back if the Rams hope to improve a 4-12 campaign last year, as he provides the main spark on offense, and it's clear everyone in the locker room believes it will happen. "How hard he's taken everything, and how serious he's taken everything, has been awesome," Jared Goff noted. "I expect him to have a great year."

Aaron Green
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After sitting out of last week's win over the Chiefs, Green has returned to practice and will likely take the field Saturday against the Broncos, Alden Gonzalez of ESPN.com reports.

Green, an undrafted rookie free agent, impressed in his preseason debut as he racked up 64 yards and caught the winning touchdown against the Cowboys. The Rams total nine running backs on their roster, but factor in injuries and Tre Mason's bizarre disappearance and Green has a shot to make the 53-man roster if he continues his impactful play. The rookie could get less opportunities in Week 3 as the starters are poised to stay on the field longer, making every carry Green gets that much more valuable.

Louis Trinca-Pasat
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Trinca-Pasat (knee) signed his exclusive rights contract tender with the Rams on Monday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.

Trinca-Pasat spent the entire 2016 season on injured reserve after tearing his ACL last June. While it isn't clear if he's fully recovered, when healthy, he'll compete for a backup role at defensive end behind starters Michael Brockers and Ethan Westbrooks.

Injury
Knee - ACL - Questionable for the start of training camp
 

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