Where are they now? LA Rams 2019 starters who play elsewhere?

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The LA Rams 2019 starters who are no longer with the team still cross our minds. Where are they now?

The LA Rams 53 man roster from 2019 may not have propelled the team into the NFL playoffs, but the roster certainly carried the promise of a playoff team when the Rams began the 2019 season. A year ago, these Rams were the defending NFC Champions, a team that improved in each of the first two seasons for wunderkind head coach Sean McVay. Heading into 2019, the only improvement available was a Super Bowl Championship.

That didn’t happen.

Instead, years of healthy rosters seemed to reverse course, and the strength of the team, the offensive line, was suddenly the oft-injured patchworked weakness. The Rams offensive line fell to pieces and the defensive secondary was rebuilt on the fly in midseason.

Time for a cool change

The Rams deserve some credit here. Rather than going with the same players and coaching staff, the team became very proactive.  The offense learned by painful trial and error experiences that the Rams are no longer the team to suit up the same players and playbook, expecting to dominate other teams. Other teams have caught up to the Rams. Bad teams poached McVay’s coaching staff for jump-starts to their own road to success.

And three of the Rams’ highest-paid players failed to deliver.

That means its back to the drawing board for the offense, the defense, and the special teams.  The Rams added new OC Kevin O’Connell, new DC Brandon Staley, and new ST coordinator John Bonamego to shake up the team and take it to the next level. That next level meant making past gambles right this year. So, the Rams cut the cord midseason on CB Aqib Talib and traded CB Marcus Peters.  Then the Rams followed the same course by cutting the cord on RB Todd Gurley and trading WR Brandon Cooks. Finally, the Rams lost K Greg Zuerlein, ILB Cory Littleton, and OLB Dante Fowler Jr in free agency., And finally, the team cut OLB Clay Matthews, stood by as S Eric Weddle retired, did not sign ILB Bryce Hager, and elected not to renew the contract of slot CB Nickell Robey-Coleman.

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Oftentimes, the chaos of the offseason makes us lose track of former favorite players. But not on our watch.  Here is the list of last year’s starting players who are not on the team this season, and what their current status is.