June 25, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • The Los Angeles Rams have been linked to signing Stephon Gilmore
  • Gilmore is predicted to play alongside Jalen Ramsey
  • Gilmore’s presence may make the Rams a staff to look at subsequent season

The Los Angeles Rams are seemingly not over upgrading their whole roster as studies of going after former Tremendous Bowl-winning cornerback Stephon Gilmore emerged.

Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reported on this improvement, stating that the Rams have remained in touch with the previous New England Patriot.

“The Rams have been in touch with (Stephon) Gilmore this offseason, a supply mentioned. If signed, Gilmore would occupy the skin cornerback position reverse Jalen Ramsey. If and when Ramsey strikes into the ‘Star’ place, both Robert Rochell or David Lengthy Jr. can play the opposite outdoors spot,” wrote Rodrigue.

Gilmore discovered himself with the Carolina Panthers after the Patriots determined to commerce him for a 2023 sixth-round decide, ending his stellar run with the franchise that made him a family title.

Regardless of beginning the 2021-22 NFL season on the bodily unable to carry out checklist with {a partially} torn quad, Gilmore was nonetheless capable of put up a powerful displaying in eight video games performed which earned him his fifth Professional Bowl nod.

In his lone season with the Panthers, the stats that he put up (two interceptions with no pressured fumbles) failed to showcase his potential influence with the Rams as he strains up alongside elite cornerback Jalen Ramsey.

Having two speedy shutdown corners on both facet of the secondary will certainly have most opposing quarterbacks cautious of throwing the deep ball alongside the sidelines.

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In his prime season with the Patriots again within the 2019-20 season, Gilmore went for a career-high six interceptions and 20 passes defended throughout all 16 common season video games which led to him incomes Defensive Participant of the Yr honors.

Repeating the feat with the Rams is definitely going to be a longshot, however getting into the brand new season at the age of 32 signifies that he is likely to be prioritizing his possibilities of profitable a second Tremendous Bowl title.

Shifting to Los Angeles would give him the possibility to take action as they’ve made an effort to go for one more trophy this season.

Signing large receiver Allen Robinson and defensive deal with Bobby Wagner is a surefire signal that they’ve aspirations of going all in for one more title, and including Gilmore to the group solidifies their nice secondary.

Kyle Pitts #8 of the Atlanta Falcons runs a route whereas being guarded by Stephon Gilmore #9 of the Carolina Panthers within the first quarter at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on October 31, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph: Mark Brown/Getty Pictures

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