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Jalen Ramsey, former defensive star of the Los Angeles Rams, with whom he won Super Bowl LVI against the Cincinnati Bengals, He was sent this Sunday to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for tight end Hunter Long and a third-round pick in this year’s Draft.either.
“I prayed for this specifically for a month and now it’s happening! Miami Dolphins, let’s go! ”, Wrote the cornerback on his Twitter account after the agreement between the two teams.
It is for this reason that the Dolphins managed to reinforce their defense with a cornerback after the departure of Byron Jones, who entered free agency. Ramsey will sign a $25 million contract with Miami for the 2023 season thanks to this trade.
The player was born in Smyrna, Tennessee, hHe has been a six-time Pro Bowl. He came to the NFL via the Jacksonville Jaguars who selected him in the first round of the 2016 Draft.
In eight seasons, Florida State’s former college football star He has played 108 games, accumulates 452 tackles and 19 interceptions; he has caused four fumbles and has a score.
In season 2022 Jalen Ramsey was the third-best cornerback in the league with four interceptions, 18 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two quarterback sacks. It was the third time in his career that he had four interceptions.
In Miami the cornerback will reinforce a defense that already has: wing Christian Wilkins; linebacker Jaelan Phillips, taken in the first round of the 2021 Draft; star Bradley Chubb, a two-time Pro Bowl outside linebacker; cornerback Xavien Howard, and safety Jevon Holland.
Los Angeles Farewell
“Before I go any further, I want to say I love you and thank you LA Rams fans! The truth is that I have much more to say, but perhaps another time. I need everyone to know those two things,” the new Miami player said on Twitter.
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