August 27, 2016 - Aaron Wilson
Sources: Rams signing Tavon Austin to contract extension
The Los Angeles Rams are signing veteran wide receiver Tavon Austin to a contract extension that will be announced Saturday night, according to league sources. Austin is a multi-dimensional former first-round draft pick who was an All-American from West Virginia. He was playing under a four-year, $12.751 million rookie deal that included a $7.653 million signing bonus. Austin caught 52 passes for 473 yards and five touchdowns last season. He rushed for 434 yards and four touchdowns. He had a punt return for a touchdown too.