The Los Angeles Rams have already been one of many largest movers and shakers this offseason following the acquisition of quarterback Matthew Stafford a number of weeks in the past — now they’re dipping their toes within the free-agent waters in a reasonably massive manner. In response to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the membership is signing linebacker Leonard Floyd to a four-year contract that may pay him $64 million.
Floyd was certainly one of Los Angeles’ highest-profile free brokers and the Rams made fast work to make sure that he’ll be again with the membership for the foreseeable future, inking him to this deal on the primary day of the authorized tampering interval. Floyd signed a one-year “show it” contract with the Rams final offseason after a four-year stint with the Chicago Bears, who picked him No. 9 general again in 2016 out of Georgia.
In his first season with the Rams, Floyd regarded like a top-10 choice, totaling a career-high 10.5 sacks over 16 video games performed (all begins). The 28-year-old additionally tallied 55 tackles, 30 pressures, and 19 quarterback hits. Within the playoffs, Floyd added two extra sacks to his title. On condition that manufacturing in his first season with the Rams, it is no marvel the membership was prepared to throw a ton of cash in Floyd’s route to make sure that he stays inside Sean McVay’s protection.