Mark Barron LB LA 2 months ago

Barron signed a five-year, $45 million deal with Los Angeles on Tuesday, Conor Orr of NFL.com reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Barron burst onto the scene with 72 tackles in 12 starts last season, including a 16-tackle performance against the Browns. The converted safety looked right at home at linebacker last season, and could fill in nicely in Alec Ogletree's spot as he moves to middle linebacker.

Mark Barron LB LA 4 months ago

Barron (concussion) is active Sunday against the 49ers, Nick Wagoner of ESPN reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

After putting in a full practice on Friday, Barron will be in the lineup at safety. On the season, he's recorded 105 tackles to go with a sack.

Mark Barron LB LA 5 months ago

Barron tallied six tackles (five solo) and a forced fumble in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Although the Rams defense struggled on Sunday, Barron played pretty solid as he helped create the only turnover the Cardinals would commit all day. The fourth-year linebacker-safety hybrid has amassed 86 tackles on the year with one sack and two forced fumbles.

Mark Barron LB LA 6 months ago

Barron racked up 10 tackles -- two for loss -- in a 27-6 victory over the 49ers on Sunday.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Since shifting to linebacker, Barron has put up 26 tackles and four tackles for loss in two games. If you're in desperate need for an IDP, Barron certainly has shown potential the last two weeks if you're willing to take the chance.

Mark Barron LB LA 6 months ago

Barron compiled 16 tackles, including two for loss, in a 24-6 victory against Cleveland on Sunday.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Barron nearly doubled his tackle total in one fell swoop, as he now has 39 on the season. He's not going to be a tackle machine like this on a regular basis, but St. Louis certainly has to be happy with his improvement.

Mark Barron LB LA 1 year ago

The Rams will not exercise the fifth-year option on Barron's contract, the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

If the Rams had decided to pick up the option, Barron who the Bucs selected seventh overall in 2012 would have cost the team $8.26 million in 2016. Barron was acquired from Tampa Bay by trade on October 29th last season. In a total of 16 games played, including nine contests with the Rams, Barron recorded 72 tackles and three sacks and was effective at times blitzing in passing situations.

Mark Barron LB LA 2 years ago

Barron was traded to the Rams on Tuesday for fourth- and sixth-round picks in 2015, Sports Talk Florida reports.

Barron was a regular starter for Tampa Bay but did not develop into the star the Buccaneers thought he would be, so they decided to let him go and pick up two draft picks for next season. Barron figures to take over as the starting strong safety in St. Louis.

Mark Barron LB LA 2 years ago

Barron (stomach) is active for Sunday's game at New Orleans, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.

At the very least, IDP owners can trust in Barron to supply tackles, as he's recorded seven or more in all four contests this season, with one fumble recovery to boot.

Mark Barron LB LA 2 years ago

Barron (abdomen) is questionable for Sunday's game against New Orleans.

Although he's questionable, Barron seems to have a good chance to play since he practiced in a limited capacity all week. He has at least seven tackles in every game this year.

Mark Barron LB LA 2 years ago

Barron recorded seven tackles (five solo) in Sunday's loss to the Panthers.

After struggling to make it through a difficult offseason in which he underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, Barron appears to be healthy. If he continues to round into form, the third-year safety is capable of posting 100 tackles in a full 16-game slate.