In Los Angeles Rams news this week, former wide receiver Kenny Britt when on a rant on Instagram Live disparaging his old team. The Rams also made three new signings this week, with two of them addressing key positions on the offensive and defensive sides of the ball.

Kenny Britt's rant

As first reported by SB Nation's Los Angeles Rams community Turf Show Times, Kenny Britt went off on a rant against his former team. Multiple sources said that Britt looked intoxicated during his rant.

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Britt said that he felt "betrayed" by the Rams for not resigning him, suggesting it was because "average" receiver Tavon Austin got a massive long-term deal back in August. He would also go on to call Austin a homophobic slur and said of new Head Coach Sean McVay, "Nobody knows who he is."

Britt responded to the report on Twitter and vehemently denied the charges against him. He says that he did not use any slur and that he was not intoxicated during his rant, but that he was doing physical therapy at the time.

Last month Britt, who had the first 1,000 yard season by a Rams receiver since 2007, signed a four-year, $32.5 million dollar contract to play for the Cleveland Browns.

The Rams' three new signings

The Los Angeles Rams' first signing was 31-year-old center John Sullivan to a 1-year contract. While not a long-term solution, Sullivan fills the void at center after starting center Tim Barnes got released last month.

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Sullivan was with the Minnesota Vikings from 2008 to 2014. He became their starter in 2009 and went on to play in 93 of 96 games as one of the NFL's better centers. However, Sullivan would miss all of 2015 with a back injury and was the backup center for the Washington Redskins last season.

Next, the Rams signed 25-year-old outside linebacker Carlos Thompson to a 2-year contract. In his rookie year with the Houston Texans in 2015, he only played in two games, recording two tackles.

He was then cut in August 2016 by the Texans after failing to make the final roster. Thompson does know the 3-4 defensive, which the Rams are switching to this year and hopefully can offer depth at the linebacker position.

In the latest move, the Rams addressed their secondary by signing slot cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman. Coleman spent his first four seasons in the NFL with the Buffalo Bills, playing in all 64 games and starting in 15 of them.

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For his career, he has 133 tackles, 29 passes defended, 3 interceptions, 3 defensive touchdowns and 5 sacks. According to analytic site Pro Football Focus, Coleman got ranked as the second best slot corner in the NFL. This move will also allow last year's slot corner LaMarcus Joyner to play more at safety this year.

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