Bulger excited about new targets

The additions of Drew Bennett and Randy McMichael should help the Rams improve in the red zone, writes John Clayton.

Originally Published: August 3, 2007
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Given the green light to spend in free agency, St. Louis Rams coach Scott Linehan worked on the red zone.

Even though the Rams were second in the NFC with 31 red-zone touchdowns in 2006, Linehan spent $41 million to upgrade red-zone scoring. He gave former Tennessee Titans wide receiver Drew Bennett a six-year, $30 million deal to catch fades in the back of the end zone. Linehan also signed former Miami Dolphins tight end Randy McMichael to a three-year, $11 million contract ...

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