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Which top remaining free agents may be a good fit for the Rams? 

The 2019 league year only been officially underway since last Wednesday, but with so many players signing deals since that time, it's fair to say we're through the first wave of the free agency period.

The Rams have made a few notable moves, signing safety Eric Weddle, re-signing outside linebacker Dante Fowler, and tendering all four of their restricted free agents.

But while that first wave of free agency over, there's still plenty of quality players on the market. Which ones may be a good fit for the Rams? Check out the list below.



Matthews' contract expired after the 2018 season. He's spent the first 10 seasons of his career in Green Bay, becoming one of the more versatile linebackers in the league. He's recorded 83.5 sacks in 143 games. The Rams and Matthews reportedly have some mutual interest.


Kansas City released the veteran outside linebacker earlier this month after eight seasons. Houston led the league with 22.0 sacks back in 2014, and had 9.0 sacks with five forced fumbles in 12 regular-season games in 2018.


After six seasons in Detroit, Ansah is a free agent. He suffered a shoulder injury that kept him out for most of the 2018 season, but still has 48.0 career sacks in 80 games.


A former first-round pick, Ray has experience in coordinator Wade Phillips' defensive system from their shared time in Denver. Ray had 4.0 sacks as a rookie in 2015 and then 8.0 sacks in 2016. But he's recorded only 1.0 sacks in each of the last two seasons.

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General manager Les Snead said last week that Suh is likely to receive a contract offer that is outside the Rams' budget, Suh is clearly still a fit from a schematic standpoint. He recorded 4.5 sacks for Los Angeles in the regular season and added 1.5 in three postseason games.


Liuget has spent the first eight years of his NFL career with the Chargers. He played in only six games last year due to a suspension and then subsequent injury, but still had 1.5 sacks. The Chargers declined his option to make him an unrestricted free agent.


The Chargers selected Philon in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He's played in 54 games since then, becoming a full-time starter in the 2018 season. Listed at 6-foot-1 and 300 pounds, Philon has recorded 9.5 sacks and 16 career tackles for loss.


A former No. 30 overall pick, Wilkerson has plenty of experience in a 3-4 defense playing under former head coach Rex Ryan with the Jets. After seven years with the Jets, Wilkerson signed with Green Bay as a free agent. But he suffered a season-ending ankle injury in the third game of the season. Wilkerson has 44.5 career sacks and 71 career tackles for loss to go along with 103 career QB hits.



Anderson was a key piece to Los Angeles' run to Super Bowl LIII, signing with the club late in the 2018 season. The Rams did tender restricted free agent Malcolm Brown — who was the backup to Todd Gurley before suffering a season-ending clavicle injury in December. Anderson has rushed for 3,454 yards and 22 touchdowns in his career.


Another running back, Ajayi suffered a torn ACL early in the 2018 season during Philadelphia's loss to the Vikings. Ajayi was a key piece to the Eagles' Super Bowl LII championship season, averaging 5.8 yards per carry for Philly in the 2017 regular season after the Dolphins traded him to the NFC East. In 2016, Ajayi rushed for 1,272 yards and eight touchdowns with Miami.


A 2015 second-round pick, Yeldon has been part of a running back rotation for much of his career in Jacksonville but still has a 4.0 career yards per carry average. Last year, Yeldon played in 14 games — starting five — and recorded 414 yards rushing with a touchdown. But he's a prime threat out of the backfield, making 55 receptions for 487 yards with four TDs in 2018.

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