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Los Angeles Rams Waive WR Isiah Ferguson, Sign WR J.J. Worton

The Rams let go of one young WR in favor of another.

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The Los Angeles Rams have let WR Isiah Ferguson go and instead signed WR J.J. Worton:

Worton was a former Rams practice squad player who wasn't offered a futures/reserve contract at the end of the 2015 season as he was on the Patriots practice squad at the time, though he was brought in as part of the tryouts ahead of last weekend's rookie minicamp. Perhaps more notably, Worton was involved in an altercation in January in Massachusetts:

Worton was arrested early Saturday morning after police say he assaulted a man and two women at a Foxboro bar.

Foxboro Police charged the rookie wide receiver with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a person aged 14 and over and one count of assault and battery.

Worton was also arrested during in 2012 while on the team at Central Florida for punching a police officer.

It does perhaps invite the acknowledgement that the Rams are now racking up players with off-field concerns.

Along with Worton, the Rams drafted Western Kentucky TE Tyler Higbee who plead not guilty to assault chargers last week and signed former Auburn WR Duke Williams who was kicked off of the team mid-season in 2015.

Ferguson was on the 90-man going into training camp a year ago but blew out his ACL in the preseason practice slate coming out of Arkansas-Pine Bluff.