Rams had Sproles visit scheduled; sign that the team will be active in free agency?

It's officially Christmas Eve, for NFL fans that is, with the start of free agency and the trading period beginning tonight at Midnight. As for whether or not the St. Louis Rams will be players in the market remains to be seen, but there's an early sign that they might indeed be willing take a run at some big time players who fit their needs, Chargers RB Darren Sproles for instance.

Last week word came that the Chargers would not make a RFA offer to RB Darren Sproles. They reversed course on that today, extending the highest tender possible to the running back. Sproles, who would have likely commanded big money on the free agent market, was scheduled to visit the Rams...and several other teams. 

Obviously, the idea would have been to use Sproles as sort of a 1a to Steven Jackson. Anyway, if you're looking for signs that Rams GM Billy Devaney is prepared to explore the free agent market, this is a good sign.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Turf Show Times

You must be a member of Turf Show Times to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Turf Show Times. You should read them.

Join Turf Show Times

You must be a member of Turf Show Times to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Turf Show Times. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker