Torry Holt to sign one-day deal, retire as a Ram

4:55 PM, Apr 4, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - Seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Torry Holt will sign a one-day contract with the St. Louis Rams on Wednesday so that he can retire with the franchise where he spent the first 10 seasons in his career.

As a Ram, Holt caught 869 passes for 12,660 yards and 74 touchdowns. Those numbers are all second in franchise history behind Holt's mentor and friend, Isaac Bruce. He finished his NFL career ranked 10th all-time in receiving yards (13,382) and 13th in receptions (920).

Drafted sixth overall in the 1999 NFL Draft, Holt led all rookies that year with 52 catches and 788 receiving yards. He caught seven passes for 109 yards and a touchdown in Super Bowl XXXIV against the Tennessee Titans.

Holt surpassed 11,000 yards in just 131 games, an NFL record. He was named to the NFL's All-Decade Team for the 2000s.

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