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.