ST. LOUIS (AP) Scott Wells has had a busy offseason.
After signing a four-year, 24 million contract with the St. Louis Rams, the former Green Bay Packers center had knee surgery that kept him from most of the team's activities.
While rehabbing, Wells and his wife recently completed the adoption of three orphans from Uganda, a process that took nearly 18 months.
As they prepare for their final preseason game Thursday night against Baltimore, Wells is settling into his new role. He made his Rams debut last week and is expected to see more time against the Ravens on Thursday night.
"It's going well," he said. "I'm enjoying the guys, really enjoying actually being out here practicing and not watching anymore."
Only once in his career had he missed as much as two weeks with an injury. It also came during a preseason with the Packers.
Though he was held out of contact drills, Wells participated in walkthroughs and team meetings with the Rams. He said it proved essential in forming a...