Pro Bowl long snapper Jake McQuaide has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Rams.
The Rams announced the deal Friday.
McQuaide earned his second consecutive Pro Bowl selection last season for the Rams. He joined kicker Greg Zuerlein Dont'a Hightower Jersey
, kick returner Pharoh Cooper and punter Johnny Hekker in Los Angeles’ quartet of Pro Bowl special teams selections.
McQuaide has spent his entire seven-year NFL career with the Rams, who signed the Ohio State product as an undrafted free agent in St. Louis in 2011.
The move is the latest in a busy offseason for the NFC West champion Rams. They have arranged a series of trades to be announced next week that will revamp their defense.
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