Rams, James Laurinaitis agree to five-year extension

Saturday September 8th, 2012

Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis agreed to a five-year extension with the team worth $41.5 million (Jay Drowns/Getty Images)

The St. Louis Rams and middle linebacker James Laurinaitis agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $41.5 million with $23.5 million guaranteed, the team announced Saturday.

Laurinaitis, a second round selection of the 2009 NFL draft, will be under contract through the 2o17 season.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.