It is the end of another week of the NFL offseason and it is time to check in with the rest of the NFC West to see what the Arizona Cardinals’ division rivals have going on.
What is new with the Los Angeles Rams? Here are some stories from the last week for Cardinals fans to know.
New WR DeSean Jackson declares himself completely healthy
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The Rams added speedy veteran receiver DeSean Jackson in free agency. He has had injury issues over the years, missing 24 games over the last two seasons. Now on the Rams, he says he is 100% healthy as he rehabs his ankle.
Rams lose C Austin Blythe to Chiefs in free agency
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The Rams didn’t make re-signing their 2020 starting center, Austin Blythe, after he entered free agency. He signs with the Kansas City Chiefs, agreeing to a one-year deal.
Taylor Rapp launches NFT to raise funds for anti-Asian hate
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Safety Taylor Rapp is launching a collection of non-fungible tokens (NFT), getting in on one of the hottest trends in the world. He is doing it to raise money to fight anti-Asian hate.
QB Matthew Stafford has surgery on thumb
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The Rams’ biggest offseason acquisition was a trade for quarterback Matthew Stafford. He recently had surgery to repair torn ligaments on his right thumb. He is not expected to miss any time in the offseason. It sounds like the same injury that safety Budda Baker had. He missed only one game after he had surgery.
Rams lose DB to 5-game suspension
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The Rams will be without defensive back Tyrique McGhee for five games to start the 2021 season. He was hit with a suspension for performance-enhancing substances. The five-game suspension is because he was hit with a two-game suspension in November last year. Listen to the latest from Cards Wire’s Jess Root on his podcast, Rise Up, See Red. Subscribe on Apple podcasts or Spotify. Latest show: