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.  
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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