EARTH CITY, Mo. -- Monday was the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson, which is still trying to pick up the pieces from the unrest that followed.
But one guy who has been working for more than the past year to make things better is Hall of Fame defensive back Aeneas Williams. Williams has remained in St. Louis after retiring and began a church with his wife Tracy.
Now, Williams is integral in helping with the healing in Ferguson, Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss writes. It's a great read that's certainly worth your time.
There's not much to add here, really. Williams is one of the true good guys and his efforts are to be commended. With another outbreak of violence in Ferguson this week, Williams' continued presence in that community will be important.
A roundup of Monday's Rams stories appearing on ESPN.com. ... The Ram-blings opened the day with the thoughts of Jerome Bettis and Tim Brown on the football market in Los Angeles. ... Cornerback Janoris Jenkins is on the verge of a contract extension with the help of a promise and a notebook. ... Barrett Jones is listed as the starting center and other "unofficial" depth chart musings. ... ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell and I discuss running back Todd Gurley's progress. ... We closed the day with a recap of Monday night's practice.
The Undefeated.com's Jesse Washington revisits Ferguson one year later.
101sports.com examines the competition the Rams have at cornerback.
At stltoday.com, Jim Thomas writes that offensive tackle Isaiah Battle is working to catch up.