Friday, August 07, 2015

The hero in St. Louis

St. Louis Rams special teams coach John Fassel was kidding himself if he thought the reporters waiting for him to speak at Rams training camp on Monday wanted to chat about Greg Zuerlein, Johnny Hekker, the returners or any of his core coverage guys.

As important as special teams can be to winning a football game, it’s not exactly the sexiest aspect of the profession so when Fassel, the son of ex-Giants coach Jim Fassel, took the podium, coverage and blocking schemes weren’t on the docket.

“How was your summer?” one scribe awkwardly asked.

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