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Is Terrell Owens a First Ballot NFL Hall of Famer?

Terrell Owens had a tremendous NFL career on the field. Owens finished with 15,934 yards and 153 touchdown receptions, which are number two and number three all time. Owens is a six time Pro Bowler and a five time first team All-Pro. These statistics should have Owens clearly in the conversation as a first ballot NFL Hall of Famer, but there are NFL voices such as former Rams coach...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Martz doesn’t understand how Terrell Owens is a Hall of Fame finalist over Issac Bruce and Torry Holt

During Super Bowl week, the NFL will announced the new class that will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. One of the players who is under consideration is wide receiver Terrell Owens. Even though he is known for his antics on and off the field, Owens was a very dominate receiver. But one former head coach is trying to figure out why is Owens is under consideration and not two receivers...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Morning Dump: Calvin Johnson is probably done with the Lions and the NFL

Calvin Johnson has probably had enough playing for the futile Lions and really just the NFL in general. Can you blame him though for hanging it up early? (The Majors Detroit) Mike Martz finds it ‘ridiculous’ that Terrell Owens is eligible for the Hall of Fame before Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt. (Larry Brown Sports) Arguably […] The post The Morning Dump: Calvin Johnson is probably...
Via The Majors National
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Rams coach says Terrell Owens' selection as Hall finalist is 'ridiculous'

Better get your popcorn ready for this one.Terrell Owens is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and one former NFL coach thinks it's totally "ridiculous."Former St. Louis Rams coach Mike Martz was beside himself when he found out that the former flamboyant wideout made it as a finalist while his two former star receivers -- Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt – aren't part of...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Martz: ‘Ridiculous’ that Terrell Owens is Hall of Fame finalist ahead of Bruce, Holt

Former Rams coach Mike Martz seems to have some issues with Terrell Owens and his Hall of Fame candidacy. Martz called it “ridiculous” that Owens is a Football Hall of Fame finalist while former Rams receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt, who were integral parts of Martz’s “Greatest Show on Turf,” are not. “‘Surprised’ isn’t the word,” Martz told Jim Thomas of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Rams coach upset with Terrell Owens being a HOF finalist

Mike Martz is not happy at the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s selection committee. Martz pulled no punches in describing how he felt when it was discovered Terrell Owens became a Hall of Fame finalist in his first year of eligibility while fellow Rams players Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt remained semifinalists in their second year of eligibility. “Surprised’ isn’t the word...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Martz wants former Rams in Hall of Fame over T.O.

Mike Martz is pretty darn mad one of the greatest wide receivers to play in the NFL was chosen as a Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist over his guys. The former St. Louis Rams head coach is baffled as to how Terrell Owens managed to be named a Hall of Fame finalist this year, while former Rams wide receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt failed to make the cut. “‘Surprised...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Find NFL Yards Per Target Leaders Since 1992

We'd like to announce a recent addition to the Pro Football Reference Player Season Finder tool in the Play Index. We've added the ability to sort player seasons by receiving yards per target. Former Saints field stretcher Devery Henderson owns the two best seasons since 1992 in terms or yards per target among receivers with 50+ targets. If you adjust the minimum to 100 targets...
Via Sports-Reference
22 days ago  |  Discuss

A statistical look at the 21 years the Rams spent in St. Louis

The St. Louis Rams are no more. Here’s what you need to know about the 21-year run the team had in the Gateway to the West. 142-193-1: That was the Rams’ record during their 21 years in St. Louis. Only four teams — Oakland, Detroit and Cleveland — had lower winning percentages. They ranked a respectable 19th in terms of points scored but 30th in terms of points allowed. 83...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

A statistical look at the 21 years the Rams spent in St. Louis

The St. Louis Rams are no more. Here’s what you need to know about the 21-year run the team had in the Gateway to the West. 142-193-1: That was the Rams’ record during their 21 years in St. Louis. Only four teams — Oakland, Detroit and Cleveland — had lower winning percentages. They ranked a respectable 19th in terms of points scored but 30th in terms of points allowed. 83...
Via Bloguin Best
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Demaryius Thomas is capping off a historic season

Demaryius Thomas has received a lot of flack this season, and deservedly so; his drops have, quite potentially, cost the Denver Broncos wins and a shot at the No. 1 seed — it’d be in their hands right now had they beat either the Raiders or Steelers. But, get this straight, Demaryius Thomas is not a bad wide receiver. In fact, Demaryius Thomas is a great wide receiver, fully...
Via Mile High Sports
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams send three players to the Pro Bowl

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The St. Louis Rams will send three players to the Pro Bowl in Hawaii, one player...
Via cover32
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Greatest Show on Turf foursome among 25 Hall of Fame semifinalists

Four players who helped the St. Louis Rams evolve into the Greatest Show on Turf were among 25 semifinalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016.Quarterback Kurt Warner, wide receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt and offensive tackle Orlando Pace made the list comprised of 22 players and three coaches, including Don Coryell, who spent five seasons guiding the St. Louis...
Via Fox Sports
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams greats Warner, Pace, Bruce, Holt among Hall semifinalists

Four stars from the Rams' Greatest Show on Turf -- quarterback Kurt Warner, offensive tackle Orlando Pace and wide receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt -- are semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Brett Favre, Terrell Owens and Alan Faneca are semifinalists in their first year of eligibility.The group of 25 semifinalists was announced Tuesday by the Canton, Ohio, shrine...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams greats Warner, Pace, Bruce, Holt among Hall semifinalists

Four stars from the Rams' Greatest Show on Turf -- quarterback Kurt Warner, offensive tackle Orlando Pace and wide receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt -- are semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Brett Favre, Terrell Owens and Alan Faneca are semifinalists in their first year of eligibility. The group of 25 semifinalists was announced Tuesday by the Canton, Ohio, shrine...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

How Did Our Writers Mark Their College Football Hall Of Fame Ballots?

The National Football Foundation released the 2016 College Football Hall of Fame ballot earlier this week. You can view the names on the ballot by clicking HERE. Three of our writers are voters via their membership in the Football Writers Association of America. In the interest of transparency, we are sharing our votes with the public. Here is how our writers voted: Ryan Osbahr...
Via Know It All Football
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Disappointing Rams Receiver Has Looks of Fantasy Sleeper

St. Louis Rams receivers have not been very kind to fantasy football owners recently, as the position has been a disappointment for anyone who has taken a receiver since 2007.That year, Torry Holt became the last Ram to accumulate over 90 catches and 1,000 yards, with his final stat line adding up to 93 catches for 1,189 yards and seven touchdowns. Since then, no receiver has even...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams Pre-Training Camp Preview: Wide Receivers

There used to be a time when the St. Louis Rams’ passing attack was one of the best in the league. Kurt Warner would sling rainbow passes downfield to Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt, sometimes Ricky Proehl and Marshall Faulk. They would drive down the field, score a touchdown and repeat all afternoon. It was around that time Enron was still in business and everyone thought frosted...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Former N.C. State stars team up to coach high school football

Former N.C. State stars Torry Holt and Dewayne Washington have teamed up to take over the Heritage High School (Wake Forest, N.C.) football program.Washington, a former Wolfpack defensive back, was named the Huskies head coach. Washington was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 18th overall pick in the 1994 NFL draft and would play 12 seasons in the NFL."We feel that Coach...
Via Fox Sports
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 St. Louis Rams wide receivers on the current roster

Today’s top-5 was inspired by Stedman Bailey’s ridiculous one-handed backflip catch that has gone viral since being posted yesterday. It got me thinking: How do all the Rams wide receivers stack up against one another in terms of talent and usefulness to the team? Ever since Torry Holt and Isaac Bruce moved on in the late 2000s, the Rams have struggled to employ a dominant wide...
Via cover32
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: New St. Louis Rams rookies reveal jersey numbers

The Rams drafted a new class of rookies this past weekend to compete for roster spots. These guys officially have jersey numbers now, which are as follows: ICYMI: #Rams draft picks were issued numbers today. {http://t.co/m06HbzRorq} pic.twitter.com/oiblRlxjGA — St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams) May 5, 2015 My two quick thoughts: For the last time, Torry Holt’s number 81 jersey...
Via cover32
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders select Amari Cooper with the fourth overall pick

The Oakland Raiders have selected wide receiver Amari Cooper with the fourth overall pick. Here's his full scouting report, courtesy of Jeff Hyde (@Jeff__Hyde). Cooper will be taken in the top ten in this year’s draft because of his ‘natural ability’ at the position.  He understands the nuances of the position that make him a better player.  He runs very crisp, fluid...
Via PhinManiacs
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Kurt Warner and Orlando Pace among 15 Hall of Fame finalists

Back in November, it was announced that four Greatest Show on Turf era St. Louis Rams were among the 26 Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalists. The list included Torry Holt, Isaac Bruce, Kurt Warner and Orlando Pace, all of whom are in their first year of eligibility. Holt and Bruce unfortunately missed the cut last night, but Warner and Pace were named among the 15 finalists. Many...
Via cover32 - Rams
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions' Johnson fastest to 10,000 yards receiving

DETROIT (AP) Calvin Johnson has become the fastest player to 10,000 yards receiving, reaching the mark in his 115th game. The Detroit star surpassed that milestone in the first half Thursday against the Chicago Bears. Torry Holt reached 10,000 yards in 116 games. The 29-year-old Johnson faced questions this week about his pedestrian numbers this season, although he missed a month...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Predictions

A total of 26 former NFL players, coaches and executives were announced as semifinalists for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame earlier this week. That number will be narrowed down further in January before the inductees are announced during Super Bowl week in February. Among the most noticeable semifinalists are: Kurt Warner, Junior Seau, Marin Harrison, Isaac Bruce, Terrell Davis...
Via Sportsnaut
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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