The St. Louis Rams are taking a low-risk look at a high-priced bust.
The team announced that it has signed defensive end Vernon Gholston, the sixth overall pick of the 2008 draft by the New York Jets.
Gholston never got his career going with the Jets and was signed by the Chicago Bears last summer. Gholston, an Ohio State product, was ineffective in preseason for them and was cut.
The Rams have been looking for an edge rusher and were reported to also be investigating veteran performer Andre Carter. At least Carter has produced in his career.
Follow me on Twitter: @BradBiggs
Brad Biggs covers the Bears for the Chicago Tribune
APR 23 Joel Corry
The 49ers have a multitude of options for how to handle the star pass rusher’s contract situation.
APR 22 Jerry Angelo
A former general manager shares the tricks of the trade when it comes to the NFL’s annual selection show.
APR 21 National Football Post
The "Intro to Scouting" graduates' takes on the talented RB prospect.