August 30, 1991 |
Kevin Greene manages to incorporate the word "violent" into every other sentence. Even normally low-key Jerry Gray says he's "pumped up." The Rams began 1991 with six new assistant coaches and one radically different defensive philosophy. The players have embraced the new coaches. Of course, some have been hugging their playbooks, too. "One thing you have to do as a player is adjust to whomever is coaching you. You have to make the adjustment," Gray said.
April 12, 1987
Doug Chandler of Salinas won the national half-mile event of American Motorcyclists Assn. competition Saturday at Ascot Park in Gardena. Taking the lead from Chris Carr of Stockton on the 11th of 20 laps, Chandler stayed in front the rest of the way, while Carr slipped back to fourth place at the finish. The runner-up was Ronnie Jones of Oklahoma City, with Ted Boody of Sapulpa, Okla., finishing third.
September 15, 1989 |
A state trooper stopped a car for speeding and found 350 pounds of cocaine valued at $17 million behind panels in the trunk and under the seats, a spokesman said. Two men, believed to be from Chile, were arrested after the car was stopped Wednesday. Lt. Ronnie Jones said they would be booked later. Sgt. Jim McKenzie said the trooper was on his way to a police crime lab at the time. "He wasn't even on patrol," McKenzie said. The car was going about 75 m.p.h.
January 11, 1992 |
Chuck Knox, the new coach of the Rams, announced Friday that, as expected, four members of his former Seattle Seahawk staff were joining him. George Dyer, his defensive line coach, replaces Jeff Fisher, who was fired late Thursday as defensive coordinator. Secondary coach Rod Perry, special assignments coach Joe Vitt and running back coach Chick Harris all will assume the same jobs in Anaheim.
February 20, 1991 |
Ending two months of virtually nonstop hiring, the Rams Tuesday added two more assistant coaches--again selecting a former member of Buddy Ryan's Philadelphia Eagle defensive staff. Ronnie Jones, fired as the Eagles' linebacker coach last month, was hired as the Rams' linebacker coach, joining secondary coach Tom Bettis and defensive coordinator Jeff Fisher through the Philadelphia pipeline. Jones, 35, had been with the Eagles as strength and linebacker coach for four seasons.