The response was immediate and intense once the NFL approved the relocation of the Rams to Los Angeles in January. More than seven months later, the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame continues to receive angry letters and emails. “I hear from lots of fans about it,” Jerald Andrews said. “I can’t give an exact count, but I would probably say I’ve had emails from 600 to 700 people about it.” They all want Rams owner Stan Kroenke kicked out of the state’s Hall of Fame. Well, almost all. “I think I’ve had only two emails saying, ‘We think the guy did the right thing by moving the Rams,’” Andrews said with a chuckle. Andrews is in his 21st year as president and executive director of the Springfield-based
The Los Angeles Rams have signed wide receiver Tavon Austin to a 4-year extension that will keep him on the team through the year 2021. Austin is the 8th overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft, ending the Patriots chances for collecting the whole set, after acquiring 6th overall pick Barkevious Mingo, and 7th overall pick Jonathan Cooper this offseason. Austin is now going to be making a lot of money. The 5’8, 174 pound receiver will receive a $25 million roster bonus next March, so 2016 is likely a test drive to see whether or not the receiver can continue to develop. Austin has three years of experience and was set to earn roughly $14.3 million over the next two seasons of his rookie contract.
Chiefs vs. Bears: Game Preview from Chiefs.com Conley, in Smith's eyes, has especially taken strides in his second preseason. "The guy is extremely physically talented," Smith added. "You just start banking things that you're learning, whether it's out at practice or in the games. They all contribute to being a good football player and in his case, a well-rounded receiver. To be able to move him around, to be able to understand how he's being played and all the adjustments we're making, his sense of urgency of seeing things together with me has continued to improve. I think it will continue to improve as well. That's his nature. The guy soaks up everything." Chiefs vs. Bears: How to Watch and