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Old 07-30-2009, 05:17 AM   #1041
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Best LB in the draft, IMO. This kid is going to be a leader and a player. He won't make the flashy plays but he'll be a consistent 125 tackle per year type of guy and he will lead that defense. Glad he went to the NFC.

Originally Posted by TonyR View Post
Speaking of the Rams...

Laurinaitis agrees with Rams
Posted by Mike Florio on July 29, 2009 3:40 PM ET

As few first-round picks agree to terms, a guy who was supposed to be a first-round pick but ended up being a second-round pick has agreed to terms.

According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Rams have agreed to terms with linebacker James Laurinaitis, formerly of Ohio State.

It's a four-year deal.

Per Thomas, the Rams also are making progress with tackle Jason Smith, the second overall selection in the entire draft.
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