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Rams claim center Austin Blythe off waivers from Indianapolis Colts

Rams claim center Austin Blythe off waivers from Indianapolis Colts

The Rams added depth at center Tuesday when they claimed Austin Blythe off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts.

Blythe, 24, played at Iowa and was a seventh-round draft pick by the Colts in 2016. He played in eight games last season, starting one.

The Rams also signed defensive back Dominique Hatfield, an undrafted free agent from Utah who participated as a tryout player at last week’s rookie camp. The Rams waived linebacker Adefolarin Orimolade, an undrafted linebacker from Dartmouth.

Claiming the 6-foot-2, 291-pound Blythe is the latest move the Rams have made at center after last season’s offensive line struggles.

In March, the Rams released two-year starting...

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