Rams Worked Out Seven Players

The Los Angeles Rams announced Tuesday that they brought in seven free agents for tryouts including kickers Cairo Santos and Kai Forbath.

The full list of tryouts for the Rams includes:

  1. K Cairo Santos
  2. DB Xavier Coleman
  3. K Kai Forbath
  4. DE Ja’Von Rolland-Jones
  5. DB Linden Stephens
  6. DB Ranthony Texada
  7. LB Anthony Winbush

Of this group, the Rams signed Santos to a contract.

Santos, 26, wound up signing on with the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent out of Tulane back in 2014. He returned to the Chiefs this past March on a one-year restricted deal worth $1.797 million.

Kansas City elected to place him on injured reserve with a groin strain at the start of the season and cut him loose with a settlement soon after. The Bears later signed him to a contract before placing him on injured reserve for the second time during the 2017 season.

The Jets signed Santos to a contract this past March but released him during the preseason.

In 2017, Santos appeared in five games and converted four of his five field goal attempts along with 14 of 14 extra point tries.

Forbath, 30, originally signed on with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of back in 2011. Forbath had a brief stint with the Buccaneers before joining the Redskins for the 2012 season. After three years in Washington, Forbath signed on with the Saints during the 2015 season and returned to New Orleans on a one-year contract the following year.

The Vikings signed Forbath to a two-year contract is worth $1.1 million towards the end of the 2016 season. He returned to the Vikings this past March on a one-year contract but was released during the preseason.

In 2017, Forbath appeared in all 16 games for the Vikings and converted 32 of 38 field goal attempts (84.2 percent) to go along with 34 of 39 extra point attempts (87.2 percent) and 44 touchbacks.

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