January 27, 2013; Honolulu, HI, USA; NFC wide receiver Victor Cruz of the New York Giants (80) is pushed out of bounds by AFC cornerback Johnathan Joseph of the Houston Texans (24) in the third quarter during the 2013 Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium. The NFC defeated the AFC 62-35. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Ramblin’ Fans’ “Humpday” Morning Links: Slot Receiver Money, Rams Relocation, And The NFL’s Richest Contracts


 

The NFL news continues to be dominated by the New England Patriots and the release of information about the Aaron Hernandez case. However, there are still some interesting things being posted about the St. Louis Rams. With the week halfway through, hopefully these articles are enough to satisfy your Rams-hunger until the weekend gets here!

 

NFL’s richest contracts for 2013

Don’t think someone on the St. Louis Rams can make a Top 25 list in the NFL? You can, you just have to look in the right places. NFL.com lists the 25 most expensive players for the upcoming season. Coming in at No. 22, making approximately $13 million is…

 

Victor Cruz’s new deal with Giants shows increasing value of slot receivers

During the heated Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Tavon Austin debate, a fair amount of Rams Nation was firmly on the side of the the raw talent out from Tennessee. The major point against Austin was durability within the offense, essentially being limited to playing only in the slot as a result of his size, or lack thereof. However, with huge-money contracts going to players like Wes Welker, Danny Amendola, and now, Victor Cruz, maybe being solely a slot-man isn’t so bad.

 

Let’s help the 49ers remember the Rams forever

Die-hard Rams fan? Simply hate the 49ers? You can show your distaste with your very own “memorial” brick, permanently cemented into ’9ers history. Follow the link to find out how!

 

Breaking Down the St. Louis Rams’ Running Back Situation

There are only a handful of training camp battles that will take place at Rams Park this offseason. However, for the first time in… ever…. the St. Louis Rams will have a question mark at running back. Daryl Richardson was “the man” last season, filling in respectably for Steven Jackson in the middle of the season. Bleacher Report gives their full breakdown of the battle, including some solid links to other articles about the Rams’ potential three-headed monster.

 

Where Could The St. Louis Rams Move If The City Refuses to Build a New Stadium?

While no one wants to think about the St. Louis Rams moving out of Missouri, the new CVC statements have got some thinking about where the Rams might go if they cannot come to an agreement. The most obvious choice is, of course, Los Angeles. But, are there other possible suitors?

 

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