The Los Angeles Rams and left tackle Andrew Whitworth have agreed to a 3-year contract. No contract details are offered at this time
Whitworth, 38, originally signed with the Rams back in 2017 after spending 11 seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. The Rams desperately needed a left tackle entering the 2017 season and the Rams made a surprise splash in free agency to grab him. For the past three seasons, Whitworth has undoubtedly been the best offensive lineman on the Rams.
It’s not surprising that the Rams re-signed Whitworth, but for three more years shocked many. Whitworth has flirted with retirement for the past two seasons, but it’s obvious that he feels he has a few more seasons left in him.
The Bengals drafted Whitworth 55th overall of the 2006 NFL Draft. Despite playing in 14 seasons, Whitworth continues to play at a higher level. This sets the Rams’ starting offensive line now that Austin Blythe was signed to a 1-year deal earlier today. That leaves Greg Zuerlein and Blake Bortles as the key free agents still unsigned.