Los Angeles Rams bringing former All-Pro safety Eric Weddle out of retirement for playoffs

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports that former All-Pro safety Eric Weddle is coming out of retirement to join the Rams as reinforcement at the safety position as they gear up for a Super Bowl run. The move comes as starting safety Jordan Fuller is out for the season with an ankle injury.

The 37-year-old Weddle played in Los Angeles in 2019, his last season in the NFL. Weddle is a former six-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro, who played with the Chargers from 2007-15) and Ravens from 2016-18).  In total, Weddle played in 201 games over 13 seasons, recording 1,179 tackles, 29 interceptions and eight forced fumbles.

Weddle will play for the first time in two years on Monday, when the Rams (12-5) host the Cardinals (11-6) in the NFC Wild Card round at 8:15 p.m. on ESPN.

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