July 22, 2014
The St. Louis Rams have released wide receiver Torry Holt, a key member of the team's "Greatest Show on Turf" days.
The move announced Friday comes three days after the Rams
released 33-year-old tackle Orlando Pace.
Releasing Pace and the 32-year-old Holt creates $14 million in
salary cap space for the Rams. The team is trying to get younger as
it rebuilds after going 2-14 in 2008 and 5-27 over the last two
Holt is a seven-time Pro Bowl selection who ranks 11th in league
history with 869 receptions and 14th with 12,660 receiving yards.
His 80.1 yards-per-game career receiving average is the best in NFL