Rams sign LB Laurinaitis to five-year extension

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The Rams have signed LB James Laurinaitis to a five-year contract extension, the club announced Saturday. 

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the contract has a total value of $41.5 million, with $23.5 million guaranteed. 

Laurinaitis, 25, has started all 48 regular-season games in his three previous seasons with St. Louis, notching 376 tackles. He's recorded at least 114 tackles in each campaign. 

Laurinaitis' contract now runs through the 2017 season.