Mardy Gilyard Ready To Make His NFL Debut for the Rams

August 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Mardy Gilyard, the rookie wide receiver from the University of Cincinnati, is ready to make his NFL debut this Saturday against the Cleveland Browns in the state where he played his college ball.
"It's a big deal to me you know," said Gilyard about making his debut in the same state where he got his football playing chance. "That's a big rivalry, the two cities [meaning Cleveland and Cincy]. Being in Cincinnati for so long, you tend to (love) Cincinnati."
Gilyard's NFL debut was supposed to be the Ram's Week One game versus the Minnesota Vikings last week, but that was sidelined due to a wrist injury he received during the first part of training camp.
Hampered by the injury early in camp, Ram's head coach Steve Spagnuolo was impressed by the second half effort at camp from Gilyard. He was making leaping catches all over the field at practice on Wednesday and hauled in a long pass from fellow rookie quarterback Sam Bradford halfway through their two-hour practic...

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