(FootballStL) -- The St. Louis Rams added veteran cornerback Rod Hood to the official roster on Wednesday.
Hood has played in the NFL for eight years for the Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals and Tennessee Titans. Hood has 234 tackles and 14 interceptions in 93 games played.
The Rams have added Hood to help replace injured cornerback Ron Bartell. Bartell is currently on the Rams’ injured reserve list along with cornerback Jerome Murphy.
The Rams also released safety Jermale Hines.
The Rams defense is 31st in total defense (426.3 yards allowed per game) and points allowed (32 points allowed per game) in the NFL.
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