The Los Angeles Rams agreed to acquire All-Pro cornerback Marcus Peters from the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday, a move that was first reported by ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
The Rams did not wait until the start of free agency or the NFL draft to address a pressing need at cornerback.
At one point, the #Chiefs were pushing to trade for DE Robert Quinn, along with a draft pick. But sounds like now it’ll be just draft picks going over to KC for Marcus Peters.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 23, 2018
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Why Rams won the Peters trade | NFL Network
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Winners and Losers of Marcus Peters’ trade to the Rams | Bleacher Report
Less than a week after Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio brought up the possibility of the Kansas City Chiefs trading cornerback Marcus Peters, the organization agreed to a deal Friday to send the two-time Pro Bowler to the Los Angeles Rams, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Mike Florio: “Owner Clark Hunt has some concerns with Peters’ actions last season, as I hear it, and some of his unusual behavior during games, and he might not be long for Kansas City.”
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