L.A. Rams’ Leonard Floyd Builds His Résumé And Proves His Value In A Breakout Season

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) is sacked by Los Angeles’ Leonard Floyd, one of his … [+] three sacks in Sunday’s win. The Rams’ linebacker is set to parlay his one-year deal into a rich, multi-year contract. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong )


The Rams’ Leonard Floyd is somewhat new to Los Angeles, so we’ll cut him some slack.

“I believe here in L.A.,” Floyd said, “I’m going to get there.”

Longtime Angelenos know getting anyway is a tall task when considering the region’s soul-crushing traffic. But Floyd’s vehicle is his stellar play, and it could lead to a rich contract.

Maybe not with the Rams, but someone will pay the freight considering Floyd’s impressive haul this season.

For the first time, Floyd was named the NFC defensive player of the week, and it was declared minus a request for a recount. With a dominant performance in the Rams’ 23-16 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, no one is squawking about Floyd’s selection.

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Floyd had multiple options in the offseason after being cut loose by the Chicago Bears. He chose the Rams after their pitch included him working again with defensive coordinator Brandon

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