16 – Carolina Panthers
There is no better addition than that of a familiar face. And we know that Carolina Panthers defensive end Morgan Fox knows the LA Rams defense in and out. He is currently a starting defensive end for the Panthers, but he would be a great boost to the Rams’ defense.
I don’t think that I need to tell anyone just how good Morgan Fox can be on the defensive line. He is a fierce pass rusher and plays both the run and the pass with an elevated intensity that smolders throughout the game. He is a starter for the Panthers but is averaging just 50 percent of the defensive snaps.
He generated six quarterback sacks in his final season with the Rams in 2020 in a rather limited role, and could easily jumpstart his production this year by reuniting with his former teammates. In the Panthers’ scheme, he has only gotten to the quarterback once in seven games.
But it’s not just his pass rush that has suffered in the Panthers’ defense. Even as their starter, his production is stuck at the rotational role that he held with the Rams in tackles too. The Panthers signed Fox to be a keystone to their rebuilding a better team. If they have buyer’s remorse, they can trade Fox back to the Rams.