The Rams are back to work after getting a few days off for their bye week and they have a big challenge in front of them on Sunday in Philadelphia against an Eagles team that is 3-1.
When the St. Louis Rams return to work on Tuesday morning, they’ll do so as a club with a 1-2 record faced with the task of playing its next eight games against teams that either made the playoffs last year or look primed for a playoff run this year.
St. Louis comes in to Sunday the more rested team, but Philly will almost certainly be the angrier group of the two, which should make for a truly interesting matchup.
When the St. Louis Rams return to work on Monday, it will be to specifically to prepare for next Sunday’s game at Lincoln Financial Field against the Philadelphia Eagles. But a quick peek at the full upcoming schedule shows the Rams are facing quite possibly the most difficult eight-game stretch any team in the league has to play this season.
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With the Rams enjoying their bye week, we thought it’d be the perfect time to take a look at which players have played well (and which ones haven’t) three weeks into the season.
5) Who will bounce back in the NFC? With the Rams (1-2), Seahawks (2-1) and Cardinals (3-0) all getting bye weeks in the NFC West, it’s a good time for the division to pay attention to the 49ers (1-2), who have disappointed thus far.
With no game this weekend, the Rams have plenty of time to reflect on their latest loss, a 34-31 defeat against the visiting Dallas Cowboys last Sunday after leading 21-0 in the second quarter.
Amidst all the chaos of the Rams building a 21-0 first half lead, then blowing that lead in an eventual 34-31 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, perhaps the most intriguing moment of the day came on sideline, when tight end Jared Cook shoved quarterback Austin Davis, even though it seemed like Davis was only trying to console Cook after he dropped a sure touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter.
From the secretaries in front to the office workers in back, to the coaches and players milling about, hardly anyone seemed to be in a good mood one day after the Rams blew a 21-point first half lead in what proved to be a 34-31 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
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