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Andrew Whitworth a big, big addition to Rams' revamped offensive line

Andrew Whitworth a big, big addition to Rams' revamped offensive line

One by one, each child climbed aboard, and Andrew Whitworth kept walking.

Coaches and staff members turned to watch as Whitworth, a 6-foot-7, 333-pound behemoth of a man, carried his four young kids across the field at UC Irvine after a two-hour practice.

The Rams’ new left tackle never broke stride.

Whitworth is an imposing figure with a massive athletic frame and a large bald head. It’s easy to see how his kids play on him like a jungle gym … and why friends make a habit of walking behind him to watch curious onlookers stare.

The Rams made Whitworth, 35, a top priority in free agency and signed the three-time Pro Bowl selection to a three-year, $36-million...

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