ST. LOUIS -- E.J. Gaines had expected to hear his name called in the NFL draft long before the St. Louis Rams finally selected him in the sixth round. That frustration from months ago started to fade away once his name was being called over the Edward Jones Dome speakers. With the Rams holding starters out of the lineup to assess their younger players, Gaines got the start at cornerback...
ST. LOUIS -- E.J. Gaines did just about everything he could during the three days of the NFL Draft to avoid thinking about what was unfolding and how it impacted his so-close-he-could-taste-it football career. The former University of Missouri cornerback, who grew up in the Kansas City suburb of Independence, Missouri, played video games during the draft and later went with friends...
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