Mark Barron DB/LB LA (8) 1 week ago
Barron recorded 10 tackles along with one pass defended Sunday against the Seahawks.
Barron was quiet in Week 1, but he was all over the field in the Rams upset win over the Seahawks. He now has 13 tackles and three passes defended on the season. He was a top-10 linebacker in tackles per game from Week 7 on in 2015.
Mark Barron DB/LB LA (8) 3 weeks ago
Barron (undisclosed) was unlisted on the Rams' injury report Thursday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.
Barron logged a DNP in the second game of exhibition season but returned in the third, picking up his only three tackles of the preseason. The Rams trot out a six-man defensive backfield in which he serves as a pseudo linebacker. Consequently, the 100-tackle threshold is certainly in play for the second season in a row.
Mark Barron DB/LB LA (8) 1 month ago
Barron sat out the last week of practice and Saturday's win over the Chiefs due to an undisclosed injury, Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register reports.
Barron is a key player for the Rams at linebacker, and his extended absence could be of some worry if it continues much longer. Without the team releasing details on his injury it's impossible to give him a timetable to return, and he should be considered day-to-day until more information is available. Jabriel Washington has been seeing time with the first-team defense while Barron's been out.
Mark Barron DB/LB LA (8) 7 months ago
Barron signed a five-year, $45 million deal with Los Angeles on Tuesday, Conor Orr of NFL.com reports.
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 DB/LB LA (8) 9 months ago
Barron (concussion) is active Sunday against the 49ers, Nick Wagoner of ESPN reports.
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 DB/LB LA (8) 10 months ago
Barron tallied six tackles (five solo) and a forced fumble in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals.
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 DB/LB LA (8) 11 months ago
Barron racked up 10 tackles -- two for loss -- in a 27-6 victory over the 49ers on Sunday.
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 DB/LB LA (8) 11 months ago
Barron compiled 16 tackles, including two for loss, in a 24-6 victory against Cleveland on Sunday.
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 DB/LB LA (8) 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 DB/LB LA (8) 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.