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Dispatches
Peter King
September 06, 1999
Quarterback Trent Green was playing like Dan Fouts reincarnated in the Rams' revamped Air Coryellesque attack. He had 28 completions in 32 attempts in preseason play and hadn't missed on any of his 11 throws last Saturday when Chargers strong safety Rodney Harrison dove into Green's left knee, tearing two ligaments and sidelining Green for the season. St. Louis players considered the hit a cheap shot, but in an illustration of why he has a checkered relationship with his team, coach Dick Vermeil said afterward the hit didn't look malicious....
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September 06, 1999

Dispatches

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Quarterback Trent Green was playing like Dan Fouts reincarnated in the Rams' revamped Air Coryellesque attack. He had 28 completions in 32 attempts in preseason play and hadn't missed on any of his 11 throws last Saturday when Chargers strong safety Rodney Harrison dove into Green's left knee, tearing two ligaments and sidelining Green for the season. St. Louis players considered the hit a cheap shot, but in an illustration of why he has a checkered relationship with his team, coach Dick Vermeil said afterward the hit didn't look malicious....

Here's why the Lions will fight to get the prorated portion of Barry Sanders's signing bonus back: Sanders is due to count $5.5 million against the cap in 2000; by getting $7.3 million from Sanders, the Lions will receive a $1.8 million creditor their cap, freeing up money to pursue a star free agent....

After watching Jaguars running back Fred Taylor twice in preseason, one AFC scout says, "The only back better—and it's close—is Terrell Davis."

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