Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/19/12
It started with a whisper – a lyric found in a popular song these days but that band can’t claim those words. Good for the St. Louis Rams because they are on the precipice of failure or defeat in a quiet sort of way. Defeat is something the Rams learned a lot about last season, and now they are whispering their way back to legitimacy in the NFC west, or possibly more importantly the NFL. There was a time not long ago – not long ago at all actually – that the Rams were considered a bye week. Now opponents of the Rams realize that they need to ‘lace ‘em up’ when they go to The Edward Jones Dome or the Rams come to town; the offseason activity of the refreshed leadership in St.… Read more
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