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LA Rams QB Case Keenum Signs RFA Tender On One-Year Deal

Case Keenum is set to be a Ram again in 2016.

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Back in the early wave of free agency, the Los Angeles Rams tendered QB Case Keenum as a restricted free agent at the first-round level. The move all but ensured Keenum would remain a Ram at the time, as any team who signed him at that point would have to forfeit a future first-round pick in compensation to do so. That's a high price for a player whom the Rams acquired for just a seventh-round pick in 2015 in a trade with the Houston Texans.

Today, Keenum signed his tender meaning he'll be put on a one-year, $3.6m deal to stay with the Rams in 2016:

Assuming Keenum remains with the Rams this season, he'll be in a four-way depth chart battle with Nick Foles, Sean Mannion and the Rams' presumptive selection with the #1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, whether it's North Dakota St. QB Carson Wentz and Cal QB Jared Goff. That alone will be one of the major angles to watch out for when Hard Knocks starts...