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Britt welcomes fresh start with Rams/PD

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by RamBill, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. shaunpinney Well-Known Member

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    looks like her from that angle... :whistle:

    oops, couldn't resist
     
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  2. junkman No longer a grumpy old troll

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    Geez, you could poke someone's eye out with those things.
     
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  3. RamzFanz Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    Yeah, those are winners, no doubt, but this will always be my favorite:

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  4. Boffo97 Well-Known Member

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    Now that's old school.
     
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  5. ramsince62 Well-Known Member

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    >>Foolish, maybe, disregard for authority may be pushing it<<

    Fair enough, which one of these charges (April 2011 arrest in New Jersey following a car chase with police. He was cited for careless driving and fined. Or June 2012, he was cited for resisting arrest in Hoboken, N.J.) is stretching it?
     
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  6. RamzFanz Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    When I was 12, if you had this AND your mom let you put it up, you were a boy god.
     
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  7. RamzFanz Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    Somebody's been working out...

    ...if you want to have attitude, you need the guns.

    Yeah, he might be able to fight for the ball.
     
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  8. shaunpinney Well-Known Member

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    @ramsince62 Maybe you should have read my original post - the discussion was about his instagram post, not things pre-rams... :whistle:
     
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  9. RamBill Well-Known Member

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    Britt making his presence felt in Rams' OTAs
    By Howard Balzer

    http://sports.yahoo.com/news/britt-making-presence-felt-rams-204628842--nfl.html

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- In the last two years with general manager Les Snead and head coach Jeff Fisher making the St. Louis Rams' personnel decisions, the team has selected a wide receiver in each of the first four rounds of the draft.

    In 2012, it was Brian Quick with the first pick of the second round and Chris Givens in the fourth round. Last year, the Rams traded up from the 16th spot in the first round to eighth to take Tavon Austin. In the third round, it was Austin's college teammate at West Virginia, Stedman Bailey.

    Clearly, the Rams hope all four players take big steps this season as the team strives to close the gap in the NFC West between them and the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. But the wild card in the team's pass-catching corps this season could be Kenny Britt, a former first-round pick of the Tennessee Titans who is trying to resurrect his career in St. Louis playing for the coach that drafted him in Tennessee.

    With the Rams in the midst of their OTAs, Britt made it clear the reason he opted to sign a prove-it one-year contract with the Rams this offseason was the presence of Fisher.

    "He's one of the coaches I'll follow anywhere," Britt said. "I'll run through a brick wall for the guy. He's a player's coach. He gets it. There's things that happen around your life, and some people will cut you off. He will just open their arms a little bit wider and let you know they're by your side."

    While Britt had several off-field issues while with the Titans, Fisher had no qualms about adding him to the roster.

    "It wasn't difficult at all," Fisher said. "I stayed in touch with Kenny my year off while he was rehabbing (2011 knee surgery). We spent some time together and I tried to help him get some things behind him. And he did. He's got everything straightened out now."

    In the early OTAs, Britt stood out on the field, not only with his size (6 feet 3, 223 pounds), speed and pass-catching ability but with his passion for playing that sometimes crossed the line with trash-talking.

    In one OTA, after beating cornerbacks Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson on deep passes, Britt was vocal toward both players. Then, after a scrum that involved Alec Ogletree and resulted in Fisher calling players to a huddle to talk to them, Britt and Johnson got into a wrestling match with both players ending up on the ground and Britt on top of Johnson.

    After that, Fisher's voice exploded in excoriating the players. While the coach likes a certain amount of aggressiveness in practice, he said his words were to "just let them know that we have some rules we have to abide by and we have to learn to protect each other a little better. (But) it was good. It was very competitive."

    As for Britt, Fisher said, "He's a very emotional kid. He's an emotional receiver. He looks the part, and he can make the plays. I was really happy to see him come on (board). Kept himself in really good shape during the free agency period. Came in and has done a great job. He's had no setbacks, he feels great physically. So he can potentially return to where he was a very productive receiver."

    That's what Britt is pushing for, and treating this as the fresh start it truly is.

    "It's everything to me," he said. "My mind is free and relaxed right now. I'm taking this year as a rookie year, like when I first came into the league. That's my mind state right now. Starting from scratch.

    "I'm just trying to get back to where I was before. I'm feeling healthy. I'm feeling strong."

    He also said not to read too much into the extra-curricular things that happen on the field.

    "We take that on the field, off the field, in the weight room, in the locker room," Britt said. "Guys love it. We're males out there; this is a man's game. That's one thing, when you come between those lines, you compete. When we go in the locker room, we're brothers."

    Quarterback Sam Bradford loves what he has seen from Britt.

    "He's a big, explosive wide receiver who can make plays down the field," Bradford said. "He's looked really good in his time here. I think just watching him and the energy that he comes onto the field with every day has been great. Not only for the offense, but for that wide receiving corps in general. I just feel like he brings kind of a presence and an energy that maybe hasn't been there in the past."
     
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  10. ReddingRam Active Member

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    Oh C'mon!
     
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  11. ReddingRam Active Member

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    Let's all be safe now! ;)
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  12. Boffo97 Well-Known Member

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    The Boobies thread needs a spinoff...
     
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  13. RamzFanz Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    :stop:

    Ok boys, it's getting in my han... Out of hand.
     
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  14. ReddingRam Active Member

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    Well everyone is/was predicting Kenny Britt to be nothing more than a boob for us!!
     
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  15. Prime Time RODerator

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    :hijack:

    Get back to talking about Kenny Britt or else it's time to put this thread out of its misery. :fighting: Can't find the 'no boobies in this thread' emoticon. :shades:
     
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  16. ReddingRam Active Member

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    Yes Dad ;) Sorry ... summer shenanigans :censored:
     
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  17. Boffo97 Well-Known Member

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    Well... if we start talking about Instagram.... ow!

    Okay! Okay! Don't hit!
     
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  18. ReddingRam Active Member

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    Seriously though ... I don't think we should have any concerns with KB other than his health. If he stays healthy, he is going to be lights out for us! When SB comes back from his ...ahem ... camp, along with TA .. we are looking good. Hopefully Givens rounds into form ... and then there is Quick ... oh Brian how you torment us ...
     
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  19. Boffo97 Well-Known Member

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    I'm not really concerned about KB so much as I'm concerned about all the receivers (though I think we'll be in absolute worst case okay there). KB, like a lot of other new Rams, is low risk and potentially very high reward. So my only concern is that if he does excel, will the crow I have to eat taste good?
     
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  20. Prime Time RODerator

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    Dad, really? :huh: I guess it's not quite as insulting as Grampa. I'd rather think of myself as a ROD referee.
     
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