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Rams sign free agent RB Freeman

The Los Angeles Rams agreed to contract terms on Sunday with free agent running back ROYCE FREEMAN. Freeman, 27, spent last season with the Houston Texans after originally entering the leagueMore as a third-round draft pick by the Denver Broncos in 2018. Freeman provides veteran depth to the Rams backfield after the retirement of fellow running back SONY MICHEL over the weekend. Less

Source: Team Website


Rams RB Michel retires after 5 NFL seasons

Two-time Super Bowl champion running back SONY MICHEL announced his decision to retire over the weekend after five seasons in the NFL. Michel spent last season as a backup with theMore Los Angeles Chargers before re-signing recently with the Los Angeles Rams. He was expected to be the primary backup to CAM AKERS this season but decided to retire instead. The Rams will likely look to sign another veteran running back to join Akers and young players KYREN WILLLIAMS and ZACH EVANS. Less



Veteran RB Michel returns to Rams

Veteran running back SONY MICHEL is returning to the Los Angeles Rams for the 2023 NFL season after agreeing to contract terms earlier this week. Michel, 28, spent last season withMore the Los Angeles Chargers after playing for the Rams in 2021. This time around, Michel is expected to once again back up fellow running back CAM AKERS while likely battling for playing time with KYREN WILLIAMS, ZACH EVANS, and RONNIE RIVERS. Less


Around the NFL: Transplant backs

The cutdown to 53 players came and went on Tuesday, but teams continue to adjust their rosters. In the last 24 hours, three running backs with some chance of getting on the field have landed on new teams.  more »



Chargers sign veteran RB Michel

The Los Angeles Chargers signed veteran running back SONY MICHEL on Wednesday, following his release earlier in the week by the Miami Dolphins. The Chargers released running back LARRY ROUNDTREE IIIMore to make room for Michel on the roster. Michel joins third-year pro JOSHUA KELLEY and rookie rusher ISAIAH SPILLER behind starting running back AUSTIN EKELER. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times


Dolphins cut RB Michel

The Miami Dolphins released running back SONY MICHEL on Monday afternoon as the team began making cuts toward the 53-man limit. Michel signed with the Dolphins in May after winning aMore Super Bowl ring with the Los Angeles Rams last season. Even with the release of Michel, the Dolphins have a deep backfield heading into the upcoming season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: Dolphins running backs

There's a story at ESPN suggesting that Dolphins running back Raheem Mostert is iffy for Week 1. This isn't terribly surprising to anyone who's followed Mostert's recent career. From the report it sounds like Mostert possibly had a setback with the knee injury he suffered early last season. It doesn't exactly leave Miami in the lurch, since the team has been signing more running backs than it can possibly roster.  more »



Dolphins RB Mostert expects to play in season opener

Miami Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel said this week that new running back RAHEEM MOSTERT expects to play in the 2022 season opener. The oft-injured Mostert missed nearly all of theMore 2021 season with a knee injury before signing a one-year contract with the Dolphins this offseason. Even if Mostert is ready for Week #1, he will have to compete with several running backs for playing time – including veterans CHASE EDMONDS and SONY MICHEL. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Dolphins sign veteran RB Michel

The Miami Dolphins signed 27-year-old running back SONY MICHEL earlier this week, adding another player to a crowded backfield. Michel’s deal is reportedly a one-year contract worth $2.1 million. Michel wasMore the leading rusher for the Los Angeles Rams last season, recording 845 yards and 4 touchdowns on a 4.1 yard per carry average. Less

Source: Miami Herald

Around the NFL: Sony Michel

Let me dip back into Sony Michel, whom we discussed some yesterday, because additional information is now available. The terms of the contract have been released, adding meaning to the situation.  more »


Around the NFL: Miami Ground Machine

The Dolphins traded for Tyreek Hill and will pair him with one of last season's breakout rookie receivers, Jaylen Waddle, to pass the ball all over the yard. Or will they? Their new head coach comes over from a San Francisco offense that generally emphasized the run, and they've been signing more running backs than they can possibly roster.  more »



Rams RB Akers to return vs 49ers

Los Angeles Rams running back CAM AKERS has worked himself all the way back from a torn Achilles suffered in July. Head coach Sean McVay said this week that Akers isMore “ready” and will make his season debut this week against the San Francisco 49ers. While SONY MICHEL will remain the starter, Akers is expected to contribute. Less

Source: Team Blog


Rams RB Akers’ status remains uncertain

Los Angeles Rams running back CAM AKERS is working his way back from an Achilles injury and was reportedly close to a return earlier this week. After Thursday’s practice, Rams headMore coach Sean McVay backtracked a bit and said a more realistic timeframe for Akers’ return is the regular season finale against San Francisco. Until Akers returns, and even when he does, the Rams backfield appears to be in the hands of SONY MICHEL. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times


Rams RB Henderson to IR, RB Akers could be ready to roll

The Los Angeles Rams placed running back DARRELL HENDERSON on injured reserve due to his MCL injury, but fellow running back CAM AKERS is nearing a return after tearing his AchillesMore just five months ago. If Akers plays on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, he will have returned from an injury that typically has a 10-12 month recovery period in just half that time. SONY MICHEL will lead the Rams backfield, but Akers’ recovery is an impressive feat. Less

Source: Team Blog


RB Michel leads Rams vs. Vikings

Los Angeles Rams quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD threw 3 interceptions and struggled in Sunday’s win against the Minnesota Vikings. Fortunately for the Rams, running back SONY MICHEL came to the rescue withMore 131 rushing yards and a touchdown against the Vikings. Michel appears to have taken over the lead role in the Rams backfield. Fellow running back DARRELL HENDERSON did not receive his first carry until the fourth quarter, and he suffered an injury on that lone carry and did not return. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times

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