Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/11/11
As a St. Louis Rams fan I was used to mediocrity in the eighties and nineties, I was used to ending up behind the Niners in the division. I will forever dismiss Jim Rome because of his “Chris Everett” thing – let’s see that puss take a snap!? I suppose Everett’s reaction put that slang-juggling hack Rome on the radar – but no respect due. Rome should send Easter cards to Jim Everett thanking him for installing him to an drama appreciative public and giving him a job. So The Rams pay much to free agent Trent Green in ’98 and it would seem that the Rams future, now with a proper Captain, is on it’s way. Fast, incredibly fast receivers, combined with a QB that was reported to be Top Shelf, the Rams are confidently marching into the 1999 season. So the third week of the preseason, in a game against the San Diego Chargers, Green had his ACL well ripped – done for the season, and the Dick Vermeil coached Rams sent Kurt Eugene Warner on to the field. It wasn’t immediate, but very soon, that Warner established accuracy honed from his tenure in the Arena League where [...]
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