- The Rams made a trade late Tuesday night, dealing from a position of strength to add more to their future draft pick haul.
– The trade sends CB Josh Gordy to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for an undisclosed 2014 pick in the NFL Draft.
– Depth at cornerback became a lot deeper in the offseason when the Rams signed Cortland Finnegan to be the No. 1 CB and then drafted Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson in rounds 2 and 3, respectively. That trio joins incumbents Bradley Fletcher and Jerome Murphy on the depth chart.
– Those five figure to make the final roster though it seems likely the Rams won’t carry a sixth after trading Gordy. Kendric Burney impressed in the spring and coud potentially land a sixth spot or if the Rams keep that many, they could look elsewhere for another body after the final round of cuts.
– Gordy played a big role for the Rams last season after coming in from Green Bay. The Rams were ravaged by injuries at corner and Gordy ended up playing in 14 games with nine starts. He finished with 53 tackles and a team-leading three interceptions.
– But with Finnegan, Jenkins and Johnson added to the mix and Fletcher and Murphy ahead of him on the depth chart, there didn’t figure to be much room for Gordy on the final 53-man roster.
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