Los Angeles Rams’ Derion Kendrick Arrested Hours After Win Against Arizona Cardinals


Rams starting cornerback, Derion Kendrick, found himself in legal trouble just hours after helping his team secure a victory against the Arizona Cardinals. Kendrick was arrested in Los Angeles on Monday morning following a routine traffic stop.

Key Takeaway

Los Angeles Rams’ starting cornerback, Derion Kendrick, was arrested in Los Angeles just hours after helping his team defeat the Arizona Cardinals. Kendrick’s arrest on a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon, following a routine traffic stop, puts his future with the team at risk.

Arrest and Charges

According to law enforcement sources, Kendrick, 23 years old, was pulled over for a traffic violation. During the stop, police discovered a gun and marijuana in his car. As a result, he was booked on a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon at 2:14 AM PT the same day.

Post-Arrest Status

Kendrick remained in custody as of 2:30 PM PT on Monday, with details surrounding the arrest not immediately available. The Los Angeles Rams have been contacted for a statement regarding the incident, but have yet to respond.

Contribution on the Field

Before his arrest, Kendrick played a significant role in the Rams’ 26-9 victory at SoFi Stadium. As the team’s starting cornerback, he was a key player in their defensive strategy, logging two tackles during the game. Since joining the Rams in 2022, Kendrick has showcased his skills in 21 games, recording seven pass breakups and 68 total tackles.