Rams trades with Browns to bring back cornerback Troy Hill

the rams they’re not just using the NFL draft to acquire new players. General manager Les Snead used it to bring a proven product back to life.

The Rams traded a 2023 fifth round pick with the Cleveland Browns for cornerbacks hill of Troywho played a pivotal role for the Rams before signing a biennial contract with the Browns in March 2021. The deal included $ 4.5 million in guarantees, according to overthecap.com.

Hill played 12 games last season and didn’t intercept a pass.

But Hill, 30, played more roles for the Rams from 2016 to 2020. In his final season, he intercepted three passes and returned an interception and a fumble for touchdowns.

The Rams were looking for cornerback depth in the wake of the departure of Darious Williams, who signed a free agent deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Hill joins a cornerback group that includes stars Jalen Ramsey, Robert Rochell, David Long and Decobie Durantwho was selected in the fourth round with the 142nd pick.