Not surprisingly, the Rams announced Monday afternoon that they had released longtime starting QB Marc Bulger.
The 33-year-old Bulger started eight games for the Rams last season but was placed on the reserve/injured list prior to Week 16 and was expected to be released after struggling more often than not for a third straight season.
“It is always hard to part ways with someone you care for and appreciate,” Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo said. “I was fortunate as a first-year head coach to have Marc on our team. I will always be indebted to him for his work ethic, character and leadership. We wish him and his family nothing but the best.”
Added Rams GM Billy Devaney: “I would like to thank Marc Bulger for his professional attitude. Since I arrived in 2008, Marc showed leadership on the field and in the community. We appreciate all that he has done and we wish him the best.”
In his career, Bulger has started 95-of-96 games and has a 41-54 career record as a starter, all with the Rams. He has completed 1,969-of-3,171 passes (62.1 percent) for 22,814 yards, the second-most passing yards in franchise history. Bulger has thrown for 122 touchdowns and 93 interceptions, with an 84.4 career passer rating.
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