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    In other developments, the Rams have signed two exclusive rights free agents to one-year deals: Safety Willie Gary ($300,000) and wide receiver/kickoff returner Yo Murphy ($375,000). Exclusive rights free agents have fewer than three years experience.

    Good to see the ex Claymore and the Claymore to be, getting new contracts. Yo certainly did enough at the end of last season to justify his place on the team

  • #2

    Very good, at least concerning 'Yo.' That is... :cool:
    :ram: I like him, you could tell he was really putting in an effort when he got the ball on kick returns. He will prove his mettle even more this season with greater contributions.

    Not sure why Gary is still around.


    • #3

      What has Yo Murphy done for the Rams or any other team??? WOW...

      I am not impressed with this guy, he hasn't made an NFL team since the Vikings 5 years ago...I wasnt sold on him last year and am not sold on him next year. How does he fit with in our offense???


      • #4
        He was a better kick returner than Canidate, he played well on special teams, he is a better receiver than any of the other guys that were in camp, not just in ability but because of his experience and work ethic. As is Martz's want , he doesn't play his back ups much , but given the chance Yo will show he is a good receiver , ok not a Bruce or a Holt but plenty capable of holding down an 4th or maybe even 3rd WR job and not make rookie mistakes


        • #5
          Go Yo!

          I'm a big Murphy fan, so I'm glad he was re-signed. I think he gives off good vibes, seeming to work hard and make plays given the opportunity. Hopefully he will show up for the Rams as a third receiver next season. He did great in preseason, but after that he didn't see much action catching passes. Now if Mad Mike could only give him that chance at third receiver...



          • #6
            Seems to be Martz's philospohy , that back ups don't get playing time unless they really have too. Canidate only got time when Faulk was injured, Martin didn't play in any significant way. I'm sure Yo has something to offer this team both on and off the pitch


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              It's just a pity he's not had more chances at WR but it's a reflection of how lucky the WR's have been at avoiding injuries so far this year. It must be all that diving before they are tackled that the aints fans moan about.:p :p

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