LA Rams find Guy Fieri's flavortown at safety in 2024 NFL FA market

Los Angeles Rams, Sean McVay, Les Snead
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NFL Free Agency market at safety position resemble Guy Fieri's Flavortown

Some positions are hot, some positions are not. That's simply how it goes in the NFL. Whether it's the result of rule changes that favor one aspect of the game over another, or simply the gradual impact of the 'copycat league' aligning with the recent successful trends of NFL Championship teams, there will always be a force that attempts to coalesce NFL teams to similar strategies on the football field and in reconstructing new team rosters for the next season.

This year, the trend is to waive safeties:

How wild has the 2024 NFL Free Agency market gotten in terms of the safety position? Well, the number of starting safeties whose contracts have expired or were outright released exceeds 20 players. There are even more when you dive deeper into rotational players, role players, or simply young players hoping to earn greater playing time in their next contract on their next team:

It just so happens that the Rams are contributing to this glut of veteran safeties, as both Jordan Fuller and John Johnson III are testing their value in the free agency market this year.