Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Merlin Olsen


  Coming out of college, Olsen had offers from both Los Angeles of the NFL and the Denver Broncos of the rival American Football League. He chose the security of the NFL and signed with the Rams. Olsen’s first contract was for around $50,000 for two years, plus a signing bonus. It was 1962, andContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Merlin Olsen”