One of the biggest gripes critics have had with Jeff Fisher during his three years as head coach of the St. Louis Rams is his team’s constant tendency to commit penalties.
In 2012, the Rams were the most penalized team in the NFL. Last year, they were the second-most flagged team in the league. And this year, through four games, St. Louis is averaging nine penalties a game, which is the fifth most total in the league.
It was almost a historic comeback for the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, who trailed 34-7 before rallying back to 34-28 late in the fourth quarter.
But Sunday proved to be just another day for another loss, as the Rams fell to the Philadelphia Eagles by that 34-28 score.
Pro Football Writers of America honor Rams defensive end for his record-breaking season.
The St. Louis Rams are no longer “The Greatest Show on Turf”. In fact, the team’s victory over the visiting New Orleans Saints was the polar opposite of the formula used in the early 2000’s, where a high-powered offense ruled the day. The current Rams are quickly creating an identity as a defensive juggernaut, something that has to please head coach Jeff Fisher.
Turnovers, penalties, and ineffective play prove too much to overcome as Rams fall to Arizona team that now has eight wins and is battling for an NFC playoff spot.
Offense was explosive and defense was dominating in best home win of the season for St. Louis.
Just about every member of St. Louis’ defensive line unit had a productive day in the Rams’ 38-13 win over Houston on Sunday.
Sunday proved to be a straight-A kind of day for visiting St. Louis, which thoroughly dominated Houston in a 38-13 romp.
St. Louis defense forces 4 turnovers, offense clicks at Houston.
Key mistakes nearly cost St. Louis the game, but a stunning finish in the fourth quarter earned the Rams a report card they should be happy with.