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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...
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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...
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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...
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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

Four former St. Louis Rams among 26 Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalists

You already knew the Greatest Show on Turf-era Rams were one of the most talented teams in NFL history. Yesterday, the Pro Football Hall of Fame validated what we already knew by nominating Kurt Warner, Orlando Pace, Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt as semifinalists for the class of 2015. Strangely, all four of those perennial Pro Bowlers retired after the 2009 season, and this is their...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WR Tim Brown makes the Hall of Fame semi-finals again.

Tim brown has made the list of 26 semi finalists for induction into the NFL Hall of Fame yet again. Will this be his year? He would like to think so and all of us wholeheartedly agree with him. No WR is more deserving than Tim Brown, if for no other reason than the fact that he put up his mind boggling stats with a slew of terrible QBs throwing him the ball. As a reminder (as if...
Via cover32 - Raiders
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders draft prospects: Wide receiver Rashad Greene

Name: Rashad Greene WR, Florida St. Height: 6’ Weight: 180lbs Analysis: Prolific, highly accomplished receiver on an elite team. Greene may leave Tallahassee with the most receiving yards, and finish the top 2 in catches in ACC history. Names like Torry Holt and Sammy Watkins are far down this vaunted list. That should be all one would need to know. Yet, Greene doesn’t gain national...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: St. Louis Rams fake out entire Seahawks special teams on awesome return

The St. Louis Rams may have just pulled off one of the best special teams plays you’ll see all year. GIF – #Rams fool EVERYONE on this punt return! http://t.co/wvPT4dWvKY — FanSided GIF (@FanSidedGIF) October 19, 2014 The Rams faked out the camera man, the fans and, most importantly, the entire Seahawks special teams to extend their lead over the defending champs. Who says...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Get caught up on the Greatest Show on Turf reunion event

We’re just going to do this all with Tweets because the folks that were there did a great job of capturing the nostalgia, joy and overall good vibes of yesterday’s Greatest Show on Turf reunion. Members of then coaching staff and front office are up on stage first. Coach Vermeil and Coach Martz on the left. pic.twitter.com/eYZACJjPSk — Myles Simmons (@MylesASimmons) October...
Via cover32 - Rams
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell met the challenge of learning Patriots offense

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon LaFell didn’t single anyone out, but we all know the names. Joey Galloway, Torry Holt, Chad Johnson, Greg Lewis: veteran receivers who had success elsewhere but couldn’t catch on to the New England Patriots’ complex offensive system. When LaFell signed a three-year, $9 million contract with the Patriots this offseason, he didn’t want to be known...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Boyd-Holt, Peppers-Boulware clash in ACC Gridiron LIVE Greatest Player Tourney

It's time to make your voice heard in our search for the ACC's best. Voting has opened in the ACC Gridiron LIVE Greatest Player Tournament, with 16 first-round matchups now open. There are eight offensive and eight defensive pairings, featuring some compelling clashes. • CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN THE ACC GRIDIRON LIVE GREATEST PLAYER TOURNAMENT Two recent Clemson stars take center...
Via Fox Sports South
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyler Holt: Not To Be Confused With Torry Holt

Tyler Holt burst onto the scene this season at a time when the Indians need him. With injuries and inconsistent play from veterans Nick Swisher and Ryan Raburn, the young outfielder will play a vital role down the stretch if the team is to stay in contention. Although not entirely off the radar, Holt certainly was not viewed as a player who would be important to the Indians in 2014...
Via Burning River Baseball
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC & Pro Football Talk debuting new Prime Numbers series

The NFL has the shortest season of the major professional sports in America, and thus the longest offseason in which the league’s television partners look for creative ways to keep fans’ interest.  Although the NFL is becoming a 24/7/365 sporting obsession for America, there’s still a downtime in the summer months when we can breathe from the non-stop cycle of news. It’s...
Via Awful Announcing
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Fans Could Be in For a Treat During Training Camp

Training camp for fans serves two purposes: (1) give fans a behind the scenes look at their favorite team in action after months of no football and (2) a chance to interact with their gridiron heroes and get a few autographs if they're lucky.This year for fans of the Carolina Panthers it is going to be a little different this year, and not just different-good but different-awesome...
Via FatManWriting
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Allen’s departure has no impact on the Jaguars’ draft

When I say Gene Smith, what are some of the first things that jump into your mind? You may think of, wide receiver Torry Holt, offensive lineman Eben Britton, quarterback Blaine Gabbert or even offensive guard Will Rackley. Even wide receiver Justin Blackmon may be in your thoughts and was a “blockbuster” player Smith brought onto the roster before his departure. While Blackmon...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Rams ficticious schedule; following Seahawks’ draft model would be good idea

Here’s a recap of what you may have missed this past week. cover32 Rams Local Content - The Rams don’t know their schedule, but that didn’t stop us from making one ourselves. (READ) - The Rams would be wise to follow the Seahawks’ draft model. (READ) - St. Louis Rams somehow let Kenny Britt wear Torry Holt’s old number. (READ) - Top-5 Incumbent St. Louis Rams poised to...
Via cover32 - Rams
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: St. Louis Rams move up in offseason midpoint edition

Not all of the moves have been made, but most of them are in the books. Players have come and gone, as teams tinker with their rosters, looking to fill holes and upgrade in key positions. Some have tried to make a big splash, while others have been more conservative. Some have simply tried to retain their own players, while others have gone about overhauling a big chunk of their...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: St. Louis Rams somehow let Kenny Britt wear Torry Holt’s old number

The St. Louis Rams officially signed wide receiver Kenny Britt yesterday. We’ve had plenty of coverage here regarding the signing, including this, this and this, but ultimately, no matter what our stance on the signing, we all accepted that Britt was going to be part of the team and that we should root for the guy to turn his career around. But then I saw this, and I got kind of...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams: 5 Biggest Draft Day Regrets in Franchise History

We could make the case and label nearly every first-round pick of St. Louis a bust, with the exception of Orlando Pace, Steven Jackson and Torry Holt ... and maybe Sam Bradford. But if we did that, this article would be no fun. The Rams have had some really good success when the team the team was in Los Angeles, but the move may have provided some bad karma or something when it comes...
Via Football Nation
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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