After winning Super Bowl LVI, the Los Angeles Rams stumbled through last season, and after dealing with lots of key injuries, they missed the playoffs following a very dismal 5-12 regular-season record.
Star cornerback Jalen Ramsey and linebacker Bobby Wagner have both departed, which means the Rams won’t be Super Bowl contenders in all likelihood, but they’re still hoping to return to the NFL playoffs and be competitive.
On Tuesday, it was announced that Los Angeles had signed wide receiver Tyler Johnson, a former fifth-round draft choice in 2020, to add some additional depth.
The Rams have signed former Bucs and Texans WR Tyler Johnson.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) May 30, 2023
Johnson was a star during his four seasons of college ball at the University of Minnesota, and he put up 1,318 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior while leading his team to a win in the 2020 Outback Bowl.
In three NFL seasons, he has collected 529 yards and two touchdowns, and he missed all but two games last season after bouncing around from team to team.
In L.A., Cooper Kupp, who was an All-Pro first-team selection in 2021, is still the main man, and he is hoping to rebound after missing several games after a high ankle sprain that forced him to undergo surgery.
The team’s second option is Van Jefferson, who was also limited in 2022 due to injury.
Their quarterback, Matthew Stafford, is coming off a couple of concussions and a spinal cord injury, not to mention a season in which he played beneath his standards.
There are some who feel that at age 35, he may not be able to replicate the outstanding season he had in 2021.NEXT: Rams Show Off Their Newest QB