Connect with us

Los Angeles Rams

Rams may use their transition tag on Trumaine Johnson

Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson could be getting paid soon

Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson could be getting paid soon

The Los Angeles Rams have a tough decision to make regarding their two starting cornerbacks. Both Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson have turned into good players, but they are both looking for new deals.  Yesterday, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Dispatch reported that the Rams may be looking to use their transition tage on Trumaine Johnson.

Jim Thomas (@jthom1) | Twitter 12 hours agoView on Twitter

Heard earlier this offseason that team might place transition tag on CB Trumaine Johnson if unable to get long-term deal.
In 2015, Johnson appeared in 14 games and recorded 71 tackles, seven interceptions with one being returned for a touchdown, a fumble recovery and 17 pass defenses.

What is the Transition Tag?

The transition tag is rare and gives the player a one-year salary average of the top 10 highest paid players at the position. The original team can then match any contract offered by another team to the transition tag player. If the original team doesn’t match the offer, it does not receive any compensation.

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at [email protected]

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

More in Los Angeles Rams