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Cameron DaSilva | Rams Wire

After assembling a star-studded roster last year, the Los Angeles Rams continued adding studs in free agency this offseason by signing both Allen Robinson and Bobby Wagner – two of the top players available at their respective positions.

What’s one more?

Tyrann Mathieu is the top safety – and maybe the best DB – still out there in free agency, and the Rams could use some help in their secondary. Even after signing Robinson and Wagner, the Rams still have about $7 million left in salary cap space.

Should they use that to bring in Mathieu? Certainly, Mathieu will be looking for more than $7 million per year, but the Rams could structure his contract similarly to Wagner’s, with the linebacker’s 2022 cap hit being just $2.5 million despite his deal averaging $10 million per year in base value.

The question is whether the Rams would want to commit to Mathieu for several years down the line, given all the big contracts they already have. And whether Mathieu would be open to taking a discount, which would probably need to happen considering other teams pursuing him will be able to offer more.

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