NFL Cuts 2011, St. Louis Rams Roster: Rams Cut Donnie Avery

Donnie Avery loses the St. Louis Rams' wide receiver sweepstakes.

  • Live
9 Total Updates since August 30, 2011
  • Important 4
  • Updates 1
  • Articles 8
  • All Updates 9

New York Jets Sign Mardy Gilyard After Rams Make Cuts

Just days after the St. Louis Rams went with Danario Alexander and the promise of Mark Clayton over 2010 NFL Draft fourth-rounder Mardy Gilyard, the New York Jets swooped in, picking up the promising but heretofore-underwhelming wide receiver in free agency.

Gang Green Nation suggests Gilyard could play a role much like the one he seemed set to perform in St. Louis, struggling to get reps at wide receiver but playing a significant role on special teams in the meantime. It's hard to deny Gilyard's potential, but his inability to learn Pat Shurmur's playbook in 2010 and his special teams lapses in 2011 made him hard for the Rams to keep on the roster for the regular season.

The Jets find themselves in the strange position of going after the Rams' wide receiver leftovers, but Gilyard is a special case; he could be cut midway through the year or he could become Mark Sanchez's favorite target, for all we know about him after an entire year of pro football. 

Continue

Mark Clayton, St. Louis Rams Agree To Deal; Clayton Currently PUP

Mark Clayton signs with the St. Louis Rams, ending an entire offseason's worth of speculation and introducing some new speculation besides.

Continue

St. Louis Rams Roster Cuts: A Roster Without Donnie Avery

Donnie Avery could be a St. Louis Rams cut day casualty, according to Turf Show Times.

Continue

St. Louis Rams Cuts: Danario Alexander's Cut Day Could Depend On Fullback

The St. Louis Rams' cut day could center on the way a fullback changes things for receivers like Donnie Avery and Danario Alexander.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation St. Louis

You must be a member of SB Nation St. Louis to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation St. Louis. You should read them.

Join SB Nation St. Louis

You must be a member of SB Nation St. Louis to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation St. Louis. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.