He won't forget, but can you? - Joe Robbins
Does the Rams and Patriots Super Bowl still hurt? Well, it does for Marshall Faulk, and Matt Light arrives to defends the Patriots honor.
Ah, memories. Watching Super Bowl week always bring up pleasant memories about the St. Louis Rams last Super Bowl win, against their now head coach Jeff Fisher. Even now, you will see pictures, and hear about how great the "Greatest Show on Turf" was that season. Hell, mentioning that only makes you miss Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk, and the rest of the gang even more.
However, there is another Super Bowl, that is often remembered, but rarely talked about, for good reason It's a game the Rams lost. I'm not going to lie, that game was 11 seasons ago, and being 22, I can barely remember it. I'm sure no one wants to reminisce over the beginning of the Patriots dynasty, and the end of the Rams relevancy.
But a couple of days ago, Marshall Faulk spoke to CSNNE.com reporter Tom Curran, about Super Bowl 36.
"Am I over the loss? Yeah, I'm over the loss, But I'll never be over being cheated out of the Super Bowl. That's a different story. I can understand losing a Super Bowl; that's fine … But how things happened and what took place. Obviously, the commissioner gets to handle things how he wants to handle them. But if they wanted us to shut up about what happened, show us the tapes. Don't burn 'em."
As we all know, Faulk was speaking about Spygate, and the fact that the Patriots stole play signals. Allegedly the Patriots didn't record the Rams walk-through, which is what you will usually hear, but they did have assistants like Matt Walsh watching the practices.
But it doesn't end there. Matt Light decided to respond to Faulk's accusations of the Patriots cheating in the Super Bowl, on 101espn.
"Honestly, when you hear a comment made like that, it's disappointing to me that a guy like Marshall, whose had such an incredible career, and what he's done post football, and all the things he stand for, would continue to go back, to something like this; because ultimately, it shows a lot of disrespect from someone I have respect for.
"That's not bad, but then Matt says,
I understand what it's like to lose a Super Bowl, and how you can have some ideas come in your mind, and other people can say things, and you can get caught up in those. But ultimately, when you look at it, there's no mistaking the dedication, and time, and all the effort put into by Bill and his staff, and our organization, and what we did, we have a lot of pride in that.
So Ram fans, I ask you, is there still malice, in your hearts over that Super Bowl, or are you like me and just want that chapther to end? Leave a comment.