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LA Rams Sign WRs Austin Hill, David Richards

The Rams have filled their two vacant roster spots with a pair of young wideouts.

Arizona Wildcats WR David Richards
Arizona Wildcats WR David Richards
Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

Having released QB Nick Foles (story) and WR Deon Long (story) last week, the Rams had some extra space on the bottom of the 90-man roster.

To fill those two spots, they have signed WRs Austin Hill and David Richards who were teammates at the University of Arizona.

Hill, the son of former Rams tight end David Hill, bounced around the back end of the rosters for the Oakland Raider, New York Jets and New England Patriots last season after coming out as a UDFA following the 2015 NFL Draft.

Richards was a key member of the Wildcats’ offense in 2015. He passed through the draft as a UDFA signing with the Falcons initially before being waived soon after.

They join a stacked WR group that will test the Rams’ coaching staff to pluck their 53-man group from. The roster battle at WR will be one of the most interesting for the Rams this preseason.