ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Veteran linebacker Eric Hill signed a contract with the St. Louis Rams on Wednesday,

The terms of the deal are undisclosed. Hill, a free agent, earned $2.75 million with the Arizona Cardinals last year but would have to take a pay cut to stay with the team.

Hill has played his entire nine-year career for Arizona. Last season he was third on the Cardinals with 118 tackles in just 11 games.