ST. LOUIS Torry Holt walked through a doorway to applause, his career reaching an appropriate end. The former St. Louis Rams wide receiver chose to mark retirement where his journey began, and the reception began early.
On Wednesday, a conference room filled with friends, family and former teammates greeted him at Rams Park to begin an announcement that capped his accomplished career. He signed a one-day contract with the team that selected him sixth overall in the 1999 NFL draft. He stood before supporters eager to return to the place where he became part of the "Greatest Show on Turf" offense that produced a Super Bowl title in the 1999 season. He spoke about growing in St. Louis and cherishing his role within a franchise that taught him the value of commitment and passion.
"I'm excited, elated, to be standing here before you guys retiring as a member of the St. Louis Rams," Holt said.
With those words, one of the most prolific wide receivers in Rams history had returned ho...