The Los Angeles Rams have not rested on their laurels this offseason and have as a substitute been busy making an attempt to reload forward of the 2022 NFL season. The defending Super Bowl champs added eight-time Pro Bowl linebacker Bobby Wagner earlier within the offseason and now the Rams are rumored to have curiosity in a pair of embellished defensive backs.
On Tuesday, ESPN’s Dan Graziano said there’s “mutual interest” between the Rams and former Kansas City Chiefs security Tyrann Mathieu.
Mathieu, 29, earned First-Team All-Pro or Pro Bowl nods in all three of his seasons with the Chiefs, however was allowed to stroll in free company. He has since had visits with the Philadelphia Eagles and New Orleans Saints, however hasn’t been in a hurry to signal on with a brand new workforce.
Later on Tuesday, The Athletic’s Jourdan Rodrigue poured a little bit of water on the rumor and stated nothing was imminent, but additionally added that the Rams have been in touch with former Carolina Panthers cornerback Stephon Gilmore.
Gilmore, 31, was traded to the Panthers in October for a late draft choose after 4 seasons with the New England Patriots. In 2019, Gilmore was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year after main the league in interceptions with six and passes defensed with 20.
According to Rodrigue, the Rams are more likely to wait till not less than every week after the 2022 NFL Draft to make both addition, as it might exclude the signings from counting within the compensatory choose method subsequent yr.