November 25, 1993 |
T.J. Rubley said he wasn't ready to be a starting NFL quarterback when Ram Coach Chuck Knox named him the starter for their Oct. 31 game at San Francisco, which the 49ers won, 40-17. So, is Rubley ready now that Knox has made him the starter for Sunday's game against the 49ers? "At that time I had gone through one week of practice (as a backup) and one as the starter," Rubley said. "I've had a lot more preparation time, and I feel a lot more comfortable. I've played with the No.
October 6, 1993 |
The Rams traded tight end Jim Price to the defending Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys for a sixth-round draft choice Tuesday, nearly a month after Price ended a 51-day contract holdout. "I'm looking forward to playing for Dallas," said Price, a four-year pro out of Stanford. "I didn't feel things were going the way I wanted in L.A. They had a good draft pick (Troy Drayton) and they wanted to go with him." Price ended his holdout Sept.
January 25, 2000
Helena Carter, 76, a model and actress in motion pictures of the 1940s and 1950s. Born Helen Rickerts in New York City, she began her career as a model. Adopting the name Helena Carter, she made her film debut as Dora Drake in 1947's "Time Out of Mind" starring Eddie Albert and Leo G. Carroll.
September 12, 1990 |
Call this one a rookie faux pas. Certainly, Bern Brostek was the only player in the Rams' locker room Sunday talking about how much fun he had during the 36-24 loss to Green Bay. "I was nervous as heck at first, but it was really fun," Brostek said. Brostek committed some rookie mistakes on the field as well, but the Rams' first draft choice made a good impression on the right people during his NFL debut. At the University of Washington, he was a four-year starter at center.
September 28, 1986 |
Michigan saved its best for last. Track star Thomas Wilcher came off the bench in the final quarter and scored on a seven-yard run with 1:27 left Saturday to give the fifth-ranked Wolverines a 20-18 victory over No. 20 Florida State before 105,507 fans at Ann Arbor, Mich. "They put a fresh back in there," Florida State Coach Bobby Bowden said, "and he hurt us. He had a lot of zest and power. "We slowed their other two backs, but they had one more to go to.
July 20, 1993 |
The Rams had six months to prepare for training camp, and yet when it came time for their first two practices Monday, they took the field without a tight end in uniform. Jay Zygmunt, the team's senior vice president, reached a last-minute contract agreement Sunday with tight end Travis McNeal, and then advised Coach Chuck Knox that McNeal would arrive at Cal State Fullerton in time for Monday's first practice.
September 23, 1993 |
Wide receiver James Lofton, cut by the Raiders last month, signed with the Rams after a workout Wednesday morning. Lofton, 37, a 16-year veteran who played in the last three Super Bowls with Buffalo, had missed a tryout with the Rams last May because of a scheduling mistake. "I had come down here earlier but we kind of got the days mixed up," he said. "I was here a week too early." Instead, he signed with the Raiders, who cut him Aug. 30 when they trimmed their roster to 47 players.