Rams Place DB Marqui Christian On Injured Reserve, Promote DB Isaiah Johnson

The Los Angeles Rams have placed DB Marqui Christian on injured reserve and promoted DB Isaiah Johnson to their active roster, according to Myles Simmons.

  • The Rams also signed DB Kevin Short, DB Jerome Couplin, LB Reggie Northrup and LB Cassanova McKinzy to their practice squad.

The Rams’ practice squad now consists of:

  1. OL Isaiah Battle
  2. RB Aaron Green
  3. WR Paul McRoberts
  4. TE Bryce Williams
  5. DB Isaiah Johnson
  6. DE Lenny Jones
  7. DB Kevin Short
  8. DB Jerome Couplin
  9. LB Reggie Northrup
  10. LB Cassanova McKinzy

Christian, 22, was taken in the fifth-round of this year’s draft by the Cardinals. He’s currently in the first year of his four-year, $2.55 million contract and stands to make base salaries of $450,000 and $540,000 over the next two years.

Arizona waived him Christian a few weeks into the regular season and he was later claimed off of waivers by the Rams.

In 2016, Christian has appeared in 11 games for the Rams and recorded two tackles and no interceptions.


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