The Rams added an experienced pass rusher Thursday, agreeing to terms with free-agent linebacker
Barwin, who has played linebacker and defensive end during an eight-year
Barwin, like recently signed cornerback Kayvon Webster, has a history with Rams defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, who is installing a 3-4 scheme.
Barwin, 30, played the last four seasons with the
The Eagles released Barwin last week to save a reported $7.75 million in salary-cap space.
Barwin, 6 feet 3 and 253 pounds, is regarded as a natural and versatile 3-4 linebacker who can play either side. He has 50½ career sacks.
He was selected to the
The Eagles switched to a 4-3 scheme last season, forcing Barwin to play end. He had five sacks.
Barwin is the fifth free agent to sign with the Rams this off-season, joining receiver
The Rams gave