Louis Post-Dispatch, the Rams and defensive end William Hayes have reached a contract agreement. The Rams tied for the NFL lead in sacks in 2012, and one of the key components of that pass rush defensive end William Hayes is returning to St. Louis. William Hayes collected seven of them while playing on a one-year deal worth $900,000. Hayes joined the Rams last offseason on a one-year, $900,000 deal. Hayes, 27, went off the market less than an hour before the start of the free agency period when he agreed to terms on a three-year deal. When Gilberry was a free agent last year at this time, Hayes had targeted him as a possibility to come here, but Gilberry ended up going to Tampa Bay. Rams teammate Kendall Langford is 10th with 9.5 sacks since 2008.
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