“The Rich Get Richer”: NFL Twitter Has Strong Reactions to Bobby Wagner Joining A Stacked LA Rams

Published 04/01/2022, 12:00 PM EDT

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After a legion of speculations over the past weeks, defensive linebacker Bobby Wagner is ultimately heading to Los Angeles. The athlete will be staying in the NFC West division after having an illustrious course alongside the Seattle Seahawks. However, the fans have presented some vehement reactions to the recent acquisition of the athlete.

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Wagner was raised in Los Angeles and went to Colony High in Ontario, California, approximately 35 miles east of the city. Wagner joins a star-studded Rams defensive front; A force that already comprises Aaron Donald, as well as Jalen Ramsey at defensive tackle, and cornerback, respectively.


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While they did not yet disclose the overall financial parameters of the deal, NFL Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the 8-time Pro-Bowler gets a contract worth $50 million. It can be worth up to $65 million if Wagner meets his incentives.

After the Seahawks dismissed Wagner this offseason, plenty of teams apparently geared up to sign him. Now, it’s clear that he desires to perform in Los Angeles. Now that the Rams defend their title in 2022, they have bolstered their lineup.

The comeback of Bobby Wagner prompts a variety of views

The future is thriving for Bobby Wagner as he will begin his 2022 campaign alongside the LA Rams. Multiple players and admirers flocked to social media after hearing about the contract, resulting in some genuine as well as critical replies.

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Free-agent CB Richard Sherman expresses his excitement over the Rams’ newest acquisition. He also mentions that the Ravens tried to make a move> Ultimately, the Los Angeles secured him.


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Dallas Cowboys’ Reporter, Clarence Hill Jr. expresses his concerns over the salary cap of the Rams after their massive gain.

Moreover, a user calls the 31-year-old Wagner’s contract to be insane.

WR Cooper Kupp looks thrilled. Now, he doesn’t have to play against the CB.

A user makes his concern loud and clear. The Rams can face some salary cap crisis in the future.

Moreover, Jalen Ramsey, the new teammate of Bobby, shares his pleasure to have Bobby Wagner in the club

A user calls out 49ers’ GM John Lynch to get the reasons for their shortage of money.


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Bobby Wagner’s Value in the Rams

The induction of LB Bobby Wagner is crucial, as the Rams needed to fill one of their inside linebacker spots. The athlete was the last member of Seattle’s iconic defense that propelled the Seahawks to their sole playoff win. Wagner, who has 1,383 tackles for the Seahawks, is coming off from a campaign, having 170-tackles and gets his eighth Pro Bowl in ten seasons.

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Wagner got chosen to the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s All-Decade Team for the 2010s in 2020, along with 22 other defenders. Six first-team All-Pro choices, two second-team All-Pro picks, and eight Pro Bowl berths, tied for second-most in franchise history, sharpen up his Hall of Fame-caliber legacy.


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Pavitra Shome


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Pavitra Shome is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his M.A.
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