As the Los Angeles Rams locked in their record-breaking deal to keep Aaron Donald in the “Rams House,” that $95 million decision unfortunately also comes with this price: Losing other key members of their Super Bowl 56 run.
And the Rams made a decision that left most of their fans perplexed online.
The franchise announced on Twitter on Wednesday, June 8 that the team has decided on a waive/no recall for inside linebacker Travin Howard.
LA Rams Transactions:
• Waived, No Recall LB Travin Howard
— Los Angeles Rams (@RamsNFL) June 8, 2022
Nearly two months ago, Howard was locked in by the Rams on a restricted free agent tender — which he signed on April 16.
We’ve got @TravinTheGreat locked in for another year! 🤝
— Los Angeles Rams (@RamsNFL) April 16, 2022
For Ram fans who likely remember that name, he became a revered playoff hero in delivering this game-clinching play to seal the NFC title against the San Francisco 49ers:
Travin Howard was the Linebacker that picked off Jimmy Garoppolo at the end of the NFC Championship game to send the #Rams to the Super Bowl.
Aaron Donald was a huge reason for that play but Howard finished it off. pic.twitter.com/shOvWUa2Wj
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) June 8, 2022
Howard also proved he can play the deep ball during the postseason:
— 𝚂𝚕𝚢 ™️ (@ThinkBlue47) January 18, 2022
But the decision has left a lot of confused Ram fans.
Fans React to News
A high number of Ram fans took to Twitter to react to the inside linebacker being waived.
“Damn! For what?” was what a fan identified as @LA_Champ_54 on Twitter posted.
Another fan called @SaiftyFirst was left confused by the move in this tweet.
“Bro he made the pick that got us into the Super Bowl wtf,” was what another Rams fan posted underneath the Rams’ tweet announcement.
Another Rams fan shared a similar tweet, saying “damn, really? Clutch pick to send us to the Super Bowl. Hope he finds somewhere else to play.”
Most other fans either quote tweeted the Rams’ transaction tweet with hand covering the face emojis or question marks.
There was one fan, …read more