Linebacker Gets Big Deal

7 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, September 13 2012 Sep 13, 2012 Thursday, September 13, 2012 3:02:00 PM CDT September 13, 2012 in Football
Source: AP
By: R.B. Fallstrom, AP Sports Writer

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The day before the St. Louis Rams opener, middle linebacker James Laurinaitis signed a five-year contract extension. The business of sport out of the way, he put up the usual double-digit tackle day.

Laurinaitis led the Rams in tackles his first three seasons and he got a nice head start on making it four straight after participating in 15 tackles in the loss at Detroit in Week 1.

Laurinaitis said his new contract gives him a measure of security. He also believes the Rams, who have won just 15 of their last 81 games, are poised to make a move.

 

 

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