Rams looking to throw money, and passes, in Robert Woods' direction

By Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times on

Published in Football

LOS ANGELES - Since signing with the Los Angeles Rams in 2017, Robert Woods and his production have ranked among some of the NFL's elite receivers.

But he has not been paid like one.

Based on comments Thursday from Woods and coach Sean McVay, that situation could change before the Rams play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.

Last week, the Rams gave receiver Cooper Kupp a three-year contract extension that could be worth as much as $48 million.

McVay and Woods indicated that Woods was up next. And that a deal was imminent.

"Robert and Cooper have been pillars of what we've done the last few years," McVay told reporters during a videoconference before practice. "And great to get Cooper under contract, so happy for him.


"And you can expect to see something similar down the line here very shortly, we're working towards for Robert."

After Kupp got his extension, Woods said McVay put his arm around him and reassured him that his deal would be taken care of this week.

Does Woods anticipate agreeing to terms before Sunday's game?

"I hope so," he told reporters after practice. "I pray so. That's the goal."


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