The Rams have signed quarterback Dylan Thompson, according to a team announcement. To make room, running back De’Mard Llorens has been waived.
The deal marks Thompson’s second stint with Los Angeles. Last year, he was with the Rams in the preseason before being dropped just prior to the 75-man cut. This time around, he might just have a chance of making the 53-man roster. As of this writing, he is the team’s QB3 behind starter Jared Goff and primary backup Sean Mannion.
Llorens, a product of Northwestern State, finished tenth all-time in school history with 2,381 rushing yards and scored 180 points in his time on campus. The hope was that he would follow fellow NSU alum offensive tackle Pace Murphy by making L.A.’s 53-man roster, but he’ll now have to try and stick somewhere else. The Rams’ running back group is headlined by starter Todd Gurley with support from former Cowboy Lance Dunbar, Malcolm Brown, and Aaron Green. USC rookie Justin Davis and Southern product Lenard Tillery are also on the 90-man.
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