The St. Louis Rams have signed their eighth free agent this offseason.
Jo-Lonn Dunbar, 27, spent his first four seasons in the league with the New Orleans Saints after joining the team as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Boston College in 2008.
Albeit the very versatile and perhaps slightly undersized veteran linebacker (6-0, 226 lbs.) won’t be reunited with his former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who’s suspended indefinitely, he should experience a smooth transition in St. Louis after serving at all three spots at linebacker with the Saints.
In his first two seasons, Dunbar racked up 40 tackles and two passes defensed in 24 games and five starts combined.
The Syracuse, NY native appeared in 13 games and had eight starts in 2010 and totaled the same exact numbers—40 tackles and two pass deflections. Last season, he started 14 games (appeared in every game) and collected 79 tackles, 1.0 sack, six passes defensed and a pair of forced fumbles.
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