Ex-Patriots DB Gilmore could be key boost to LA Rams defense
The LA Rams emerged from Week 4 with plenty of questions, particularly since they just had one of their worst defensive showings in nearly two years. The Arizona Cardinals spanked the Rams defense on the order of the 2019 spankings from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Dallas Cowboys, or the Baltimore Ravens.
The question now is, what are the LA Rams going to do about it?
Solutions are not easy to find in a short week. Already, the Rams are making final plans to get onto a plane and face another divisional rival, the Seattle Seahawks. And for all our questions about why the team did what they did, why they didn’t do what they didn’t do, and who should and should be on the football field, and in what role, Week 5 is pretty well set in stone.
But the Rams have 10 days afterward to fix things, and the personnel department can go to work right now. You see, the Rams free agency options just got red hot. The Rams need help in the secondary. Well, one of the best in the NFL just became available.
Veteran defensive back Stephon Gilmore is a game-changer, ladies and gentlemen. He’s not just good, he’s elite good.
He’s in his 10th NFL season and has been a four-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro. He was released because he was holding out this year. Now, he is free to go find a new team, and based on the needs of some NFL powerhouses like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers or the Kansas City Chiefs, he will not be looking for long.