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The rumors had been flying for a few days and it was widely believed that the St. Louis Rams were looking to bring Will Witherspoon back to the Edward Jones Dome.
On Thursday night, Witherspoon made it official via Twitter, announcing that he would indeed sign with the Rams.
So the Rumors are true I'm going Back to STL!! Is anyone as excited as I am? NOPE!!
— WillWitherspoon (@willwitherspoon) July 19, 2013
Witherspoon played for the Rams for three seasons before being sent to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for Brandon Gibson, who left the Rams this past off-season via free agency and signed with the Miami Dolphins.
Witherspoon will give the Rams a veteran presence that is much needed and could fill various roles as a back-up behind James Laurinaitis, Jo-Lonn Dunbar and rookie first pick Alec Ogletree.
The Rams figure to have a stingy defense if everyone can stay healthy and a signing of steady veteran like Witherspoon can help protect against injuries.
Bringing in Withers...
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Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Rams are expected to sign veteran LB Will Witherspoon.
Witherspoon, 32, actually played for the Rams a few years ago, but has been with the Titans for the last three years.
Thomas also mentions that Takeo Spikes and Chris Gocong could also be options for the Rams, but Gocong has reportedly drawn interest from other NFL...
The St. Louis Rams have a lot of linebackers on their roster but continue to look for more. The reason? They’re all kids, they’d like a veteran linebacker on the bench which has led them to Will Witherspoon. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says the team is expected to sign Witherspoon before training camp begins next week.
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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the St. Louis Rams have signed free agent linebacker Will Witherspoon. Rams reached agreement with free-agent LB Will Witherspoon, who returns to St. Louis, where he played from 2006-2009. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 19, 2013 Witherspoon played for the Titans over the past three years after spending one season with the Eagles. Need...
The Rams’ linebacker corps has some new help from a familiar face.
Will Witherspoon, who played weakside linebacker for parts of four seasons with the team from 2006-09, has agreed to terms on a one-year deal.
He provides depth and experience for a young linebacker group that still figures to feature James Laurinaitis, Jo-Lonn Dunbar, and Alec Ogletree as it starters.
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