‘St. Louis Rams’ Archives
Well, it sure didn't take long to find out who he was and what he could do...simply have a big hand (and arm!!) in the resurrection of football excitement in St. Louis. More on that later.....
At the time...the last pre-season game at the Dome on August 28th, 1999...who really knew? The quarterback who was suppose to be the savior, the one who would compliment Marshall Faulk and this new high octane offense, was now lost for the year..his knee torn apart by a late (and some still say..cheap) hit by San Diego Charger's safety Rodney [...]
Probably the greatest trade in St. Louis football history occured when the Rams aquired Marshall Faulk from the Indianapolis Colts in April of 1999. Any Rams fan knows the rest of the story. A Super Bowl winner in his first season in the Gateway City, Faulk spent his years in St. Louis honing the style that would find him elected to the Pro [...]
If you were at the Dome and Isaac caught a pass, I'm sure you can still hear the chant of his name being drawn out by some 65,000 strong!! A future Hall Of Famer, Bruce led the Greatest Show On Turf in pass receptions and touchdowns for three straight seasons. Offense C/O Mike Martz once said of that bunch, "I can make a bad call on the [...]
One of the few shining moments in the Ram's career of Lawrence Phillips...a game ball from Head Coach Dick Vermeil after the home opener in 1997. It was all downhill after that as Vermeil tried everything he could think of to keep Phillips on the straight path to NFL stardom. By November of that year, the decision to cut Phillips after his refusal [...]