Rams open training camp

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Rams quarterback Marc Bulger says he feels "like a rookie" again.

And why not? Not only is Bulger learning a new offense, he's surrounded by a new coach, a new staff and several new players.

The Rams opened their first training camp under new coach Steve Spagnuolo on Thursday. Rookies, quarterbacks and about two dozen selected veterans practiced for 90 minutes at Rams Park in suburban St. Louis. The rest of the squad begins workouts on Friday.

The Rams are trying to rebuild after a 2-14 showing in 2008. They've won just 5 of their past 32 games.

The team has replaced several aging veterans in an effort to get bigger and younger. Meanwhile, Spagnuolo's new offensive coordinator, Pat Shurmur, is installing a West Coast offense.

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