Rams Release Tinoisamoa

The St. Louis Rams have released veteran linebacker Pino Tinoisamoa on Friday.  “This was a difficult decision based on a lot of factors,” coach Steve Spagnuolo said in a team-issued statement.  “I have a great deal of respect for Pisa and wish him all the best.” Per Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the move creates $2.25 million in 2009 cap room.  Signed through 2011, Tinoisamoa was due to earn a base salary of $3.25 million of this year.