AP source: Woods gets 4-year, $68M extension with Rams
By GREG BEACHAM
LOS ANGELES (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal says receiver Robert Woods has agreed to a four-year contract extension worth up to $68 million with the Los Angeles Rams.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Rams announced the deal Friday without revealing the financial terms.
Woods' extension includes a guaranteed $32 million, and the veteran receiver is now signed through the 2025 season.
Woods is the third major contributor to the Rams to agree to a contract extension in the past two weeks. Cornerback Jalen Ramsey got a five-year, $105 million extension last week, while Woods' counterpart, fellow 1,100-yard receiver Cooper Kupp, got a three-year deal worth $48 million.
Woods is coming off two highly productive seasons for the Rams with 2,353 total yards receiving. He has been a major component of Los Angeles' prolific offense under coach Sean McVay since they joined the franchise together in 2017.
The 28-year-old Woods was already signed through 2021 in a deal that pays him $9 million next season, but the Rams repeatedly said they intended to bump up Woods' pay to a level commensurate with his achievements and leadership.
Woods led the NFL last season with 577 yards after the catch while racking up 1,134 yards receiving on a career-high 90 receptions.
Woods then started off the new season with six catches for 105 yards in the Rams' 20-17 victory in the inaugural game at SoFi Stadium last weekend. He had a 20-yard catch on the first play from scrimmage at the Rams' new stadium, and he later added a 14-yard run.
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Updated September 18, 2020