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Rookie linebacker Josh Forrest stands tall with the Rams

Rookie linebacker Josh Forrest stands tall with the Rams

Glance across the field and it’s easy to spot Rams rookie Josh Forrest among the linebackers.

The 6-foot-3 Forrest, a sixth-round draft pick, peers over most of the other players at his position, but stands eye to eye with veteran Akeem Ayers. 

“He kind of reminded me of myself,” the 6-3 Ayers said after the Rams’ final organized team activity workout Thursday in Oxnard. “We’re taller than a lot of linebackers.”

The Rams drafted six players in April. Forrest was their lone defensive selection.

During practices, he shadowed Ayers, a sixth-year pro from UCLA, and worked with the second-team defense and...

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