Let's take the time to praise the enormous stones on the Rams' coaching staff for calling two of the most exciting and least anticipated trick plays of the season: a fake punt and, before that, a fake punt return. Each played a huge part in St. Louis's upset win over Seattle.
Cool pitch and half-reverse play here to spring Tavon Austin for a score. Daryl Johnston got his young black males mixed up, though, and called Austin "Tavon Martin"—because, well, you know—before quickly correcting himself. As unfortunate slips go, this isn't the worst, but I'm sure Moose would rather have that one…
Remember when we were all excited to see what rookie speedster Tavon Austin could do this year? Well, after spending nine games being a ghost, Tavon Austin is finally doing Tavon Austin things.
Aaurrggh, I'm paralyzed. [takes a beat.] It's a miracle!
It might've been the heaviest NFL draft ever. That's about the only superlative you can slap on last night.
It's not too often you get to see a player that doesn't line up in the backfield dominate a game over a stretch of time, but it happened for a quarter tonight. Mountaineers wide receiver and kick returner Tavon Austin finished the first quarter of tonight's WVU-Texas game with 166 all-purpose yards on just six…