Eric Weddle, former University of Utah All-American safety, signs with Rams for playoffs

1/13/2022 12:04:00 AM

Former University of Utah All-American safety Eric Weddle has signed with the Los Angeles Rams for the playoffs, which begin this weekend

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The Los Angeles RamsNFL signed former University of Utah All-American safety Eric Weddle to a one-year deal that will allow him to play in the playoffs. The NFC West champions open their playoff run Saturday night against the AZCardinals.

Former University of Utah All-American safety Eric Weddle has signed with the Los Angeles Rams for the playoffs, which begin this weekend

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Eric Weddle speaks with reporters at NFL football practice at the Grove Hotel in Chandler's Cross, Watford, England. The sx-time Pro Bowl safety says he is done with his 13-year NFL career. Weddle apparently made his long-expected retirement announcement on Twitter on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, although the hard-hitting safety with the famously big beard didn't use the specific word. (AP Photo/Leila Coker, File)

| Jan. 12, 2022, 6:27 p.m.Eric Weddle’s retirement lasted just shy of two years.The Los Angeles Rams on Wednesday morning signed the former University of Utah All-American safety to a one-year deal that will allow him to play in the playoffs. The NFC West champions open their playoff run Saturday night against the Arizona Cardinals.

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25, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Eric Weddle speaks with reporters at NFL football practice at the Grove Hotel in Chandler's Cross, Watford, England. The sx-time Pro Bowl safety says he is done with his 13-year NFL career. 3, 2019, in Seattle, Wash. Weddle apparently made his long-expected retirement announcement on Twitter on Thursday, Feb. He will be solely responsible for his brother’s security. 6, 2020, although the hard-hitting safety with the famously big beard didn't use the specific word. Weddle will help replace safety Jordan Fuller, who suffered a season-ending ankle injury this past Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers. (AP Photo/Leila Coker, File) | Jan.C.

12, 2022, 6:27 p. READ MORE: Harry Styles, Ye And Billie Eilish Announced As Coachella 2022 Headliners Weddle retired after spending the 2019 season with the Rams, and has not appeared in a game in over two years.” The officials could not confirm whether the mantle of executive director of mayoral security had existed prior to Bernard taking it up, The New York Times reported Wednesday.m. Eric Weddle’s retirement lasted just shy of two years. He started 186 of 201 career games, recording 1,179 tackles and 29 interceptions. The Los Angeles Rams on Wednesday morning signed the former University of Utah All-American safety to a one-year deal that will allow him to play in the playoffs. The NFC West champions open their playoff run Saturday night against the Arizona Cardinals. “I want to say unequivocally that I never witnessed, nor was it brought to my attention, that behavior that has been alleged,” Garcetti said.

In need of safety help with Jordan Fuller out for the season because of ankle injury and Taylor Rapp in concussion protocol, Weddle offers big credentials as a 13-year veteran with six Pro Bowl selections and five All-Pro nods. Weddle retired in 2019 after registering 109 tackles and four passes defended while playing in all 16 games with the Rams. As a Ute from 2003-06, Weddle was a consensus All-American in 2006, a first-team All-Mountain West pick in 2005 and 2006, and the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year during the same two seasons. .