Young achieved promotion from the practice squad after the Rams placed running back Malcolm Brown (collarbone) on injured reserve. The Louisville product has played two games for the Rams this season and recovered a fumble. Young will likely provide depth at linebacker and on special teams.
Young was waived by the Rams on Monday, Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Young has been let go to make room for Ogbonnia Okoronkwo on the 53-man roster. If the rookie sixth-round pick goes unclaimed on waivers, he'll be a candidate to sign with the Rams' practice squad.
Young (back) was a full go at Thursday's practice, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN reports.
Young was inactive for Week 8 against the Packers with a back injury but is trending towards playing against the Saints on Sunday. The Rams acquired pass-rusher Dante Fowler from the Jaguars earlier this week, so it will be interesting to see how Young's role is affected going forward.
Young was a spectator for the Rams' final two practices of the week due to the back injury, prompting the team to hold him out Sunday. The rookie sixth-round pick has appeared in just two games this season, logging a combined total of 11 snaps.
Young (back) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Packers, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.
Young was a surprise addition to Los Angeles' injury report this week and was held out of the team's final two practices. The depth linebacker appears to be trending towards a Week 8 absence.
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