Rams Free Agency tracker 2022: Who’s coming and going in Los Angeles?

The key for the team’s 2022 roster, if it has any hope of success, is to be as savvy and bargain-minded as possible during the Rams Free Agency activity. To stay abreast of the latest activity, just click this link here to take you to the latest articles on the topic. The team may not have a stack of Benjamins to spend quite yet, but they can free up cash if and when that all becomes necessary. If you are interested in how the team can accomplish that, or simply want to refresh your memory, click on this link here.

The LA Rams are most certainly not going to restock the shelves for the 2022 NFL Season with starting-caliber NFL players from the 2022 NFL Draft. That was assumed, not by us, but by the team when they made the decision to empty the cupboards of picks and stockpile the 2021 NFL roster.

Instead, the team will need to commit to NFL free agents to handle the majority of snaps for any holes that develop in the roster and then backfill with rookies in the draft to ensure that the team has adequate depth. That will be a bit of a challenge throughout the process for two reasons.

Updated: January 16, 2022

The current LA Rams available cap space is projected to be: $3,367,543 by Spotrac.com

Another challenge is navigating the algorithms used to calculate the compensatory picks awarded. Since the LA Rams organization has been very active in using draft picks to acquire current NFL players, the ability to restock young players to develop for the future has relied more and more upon comp picks.

To better understand the LA Rams and the Rams free agency process, check out our article that explains the ins and outs and terms associated with the NFL free agency market with this link.

We’ll keep this one updated throughout the free agency activity, so be sure to refer back to it time and again.

Who are the LA Rams 2022 Unrestricted Free Agents (UFAs)?

The Rams have quite a few recognizable names on their projected Unrestricted Free Agents list:

Position                      Name                                 New Team      Link to more detail
Offensive guard        Austin Corbett
Offensive center       Brian Allen
Offensive Tackle       Joe Noteboom
Defensive back         Darious Williams                                      Darious Williams in PFF Top 50 FAs
Defensive back         Donte Deayon
Nose Tackle                Sebastian Joseph Day
Outside linebacker   Von Miller                                                    Von Miller in PFF Top 50 FAs
Outside linebacker   Ogbonnia Okoronkwo
Running back             Sony Michel
Running back             Buddy Howell
Tight End                     Johnny Mundt
Wide Receiver            Odell Beckham Jr.

Who are the LA Rams 2022 Restricted Free Agents (RFAs)?

Believe it or not, some of the keystones of the projected 2022 Rams roster fall into the category of Restricted Free Agents. Three players fall into this category. Who are they?

Position                       Name                             New Team
Offensive center        Coleman Shelton
Placekicker                  Matt Gay
Inside linebacker       Troy Reeder

Who are the LA Rams Exclusive Rights Free Agents (ERFAs)?

The LA Rams currently have two players who will be ERFAs:

Position                      Name                             New Team
Quarterback               John Wolford
Inside linebacker       Travin Howard

For a complete and detailed analysis of each of the LA Rams’ complete 2020 restricted and exclusive rights free agents, just click this link.

2022 Free Agents (re-)signed by the LA Rams

Position                       Name                     Link to more info

Offensive center       Drake Jackson       (future/reserves contract)
Safety                          Eric Weddle            (Practice squad for NFL Playoffs depth)
Defensive back         Blake Countess      (Practice squad for NFL Playoffs depth)
Defensive back         Sharrod Neasman (Practice squad for NFL Playoffs depth)

2022 Free Agents leaving the LA Rams

To Be Determined

Estimated Compensatory Picks to be awarded

Name             Contract value                Projected Comp Pick

To Be Determined