Ogbonnia Okoronkwo is back from injury and hoping to make Rams' linebackers crew

Los Angeles Times

Preseason games afford Rams rookies opportunities to show coaches and teammates they are worthy of roster spots — and possible roles in the Sept. 8 opener against the Carolina Panthers. One member of last year's draft class also is finally getting his chance. Linebacker Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, a fifth-round draft pick in 2018 out of Oklahoma, made his pro debut Saturday in the 14-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. He is looking forward to the next game, Saturday against the Denver Broncos at the Coliseum. Okoronkwo suffered a foot injury during offseason workouts last year and was sidelined nearly the entire season while recovering from surgery. He was added to the active roster in November but was not

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