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Rams release Torry Holt

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams release wide receiver Torry Holt, 1 of the stalwarts of their glory days.

The move announced Friday comes three days after the Rams released tackle Orlando Pace, another of the last holdovers from the "Greatest Show on Turf" days.

Holt is 32 and Pace is 33 and combined the moves created $14 million in salary cap space. The Rams are trying to get younger as they rebuild after going 2-14 in 2008 and 5-27 over the last two seasons.

Holt was a 7-time Pro Bowl selection who ranks 11th in league history with 869 receptions and 14th with 12,660 receiving yards. His 80.1 yards-per-game career receiving average is the best in NFL history.

Holt caught a touchdown pass in the Rams' 23-16 win over Tennessee in Super Bowl 34. He was the sixth overall pick in the 1999 draft.

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