After the Rams have had discussions and there is a 90% chance Lloyd gets traded before Tuesday’s deadline on October 17, the Denver Broncos traded Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Lloyd to the St. Louis Rams for a conditional 2012 draft pick. Lloyd said the trade was a mutual effort and he wanted to be a featured receiver in a more pass-oriented offense as his coming will be the best hope for his own career and the Rams itself. The Rams sent a sixth-round pick to Denver that could turn into a fifth-rounder if Lloyd catches 30 passes for St. Louis. Lloyd said he would play Sunday against Dallas. Continue
Pro Bowl receiver Steve Smith who suffered an injury had finished a micro-fracture surgery in December. The finish of the surgery seemed to indicate the upcoming play of the player for the Giants on the next season league. However, he apparently has signed a one-year deal on Wednesday with rivals the Philadelphia Eagles just two days after visiting with Giants’ staff. The contract was made just hours after coach Tom Coughlin reported how his players were excited to see Smith back in the building. Therefore, the Smith’s decision stunned the Giants since the team is about to welcome Steve Smith back to the headquarters.
In a Wednesday evening, at the conference call, Smith said statements that even worsen the shocking condition. He stated, “This is a business, man, and it’s tough. The Eagles, they really pushed hard.” The additional statements of Smith were also written on his Facebook page. He wrote, “I will always cherish my time in NY and the super bowl victory.. This was obviously not an easy decision for me or something i ever expected but unfortunately the business aspect proved that the eagles wanted me to be part of their organization MUCH more than the Giants did.. A special thanks to my WR buddies, coach Gilbride, all of u amazing fans on here, and the entire giants organization for drafting me.. Time for a new beginning…”
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