Eric Weddle comes out of retirement to play for Rams in playoffs

The experienced safety will help make up for the loss of Taylor Rapp, who is on the Angels’ concussion protocol.

safety Eric Weddle comes out of retirement to sign with Los Angeles Rams for the playoffs, after the injury that ended the season of Jordan Fuller.

The return of Weddle to the rams was announced by his agent, David Canter, this Wednesday.

Fuller, who is in charge of sending the plays defensively for the rams, suffered an ankle injury that will require surgery in the overtime loss to The Angels before the San Francisco 49ers The last Sunday.

The rams they also deal with two other key injuries in their secondary. safety taylor rapp, who had his fourth interceptions of the season against the 49ers, has been included in the protocol for concussions, and the cornerback Dario Williams he suffered a shoulder injury in the match.

the champions of the NFC West, Rams, receive the Arizona cardinals in the Wild Card Round match of “monday night football“, for ESPN.

The corner of the rams, Jalen Ramsey, expressed his excitement at Weddle’s return on social media:

Weddle, 37, retired after the 2019 season, in which he started all 16 games for the rams. He served as team captain, and was in charge of sending the defensive plays.

A six-time elected Pro bowl and twice selected All-Pro, Weddle He has 29 interceptions, including four touchdown returns, eight forced fumbles, seven fumble recoveries, 9.5 sacks and 98 pass deflections in 13 seasons.

He spent his first nine seasons with the San Diego Chargers, who selected him in the second round of the 2007 draft, and three seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, before joining the rams in 2019.

Information from Lindsey Thiry was used in the writing of this note.