NFL Free Agency 2012: Rams Sign DE Kendall Langford To 4-Year, $24M Deal

The St. Louis Rams have signed free agent defensive end Kendal Langford to a four-year, $24 million deal with $12 million in guarantees, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Langford is a 26-year old former third-round pick -- No. 66 overall in the 2008 NFL Draft -- by the Miami Dolphins and a four-year pro who recorded 15 solo tackles, five assists and one forced fumble in 12 starts with Miami last season. He only has 7.5 sacks in 54 career starts, but clearly Jeff Fisher and Les Snead saw something they liked.

The Rams had been in the market for a defensive end to play opposite Chris Long since the beginning of 2012 NFL Free Agency, and talked with Tennessee Titans DE Jason Jones earlier in the week, and it seems they still may be interested in adding Jones to the mix, despite the substantial sum sent Langford's way. This according to Howard Balzer of 101sports.com

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