Rams to sign former Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles to one-year deal
Terms were not released, but the Jaguars reportedly owe Bortles $6.5 million, so the Rams almost certainly negotiated a bargain for Bortles to back up Jared Goff.
Bortles, 26, replaces Sean Mannion, an unrestricted free agent. Bortles, the No. 3 pick in the 2014 draft, was released by the Jaguars last week as the team prepared to sign Nick Foles to a four-year contract.
The Rams appeared to be a natural landing spot for Bortles. He is represented by REP 1 Sports, the same firm that represents Goff and receivers Brandin Cooks and Cooper Kupp.
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