Rams’ first-round draft pick made an electrifying 56-yard run that set up St. Louis’ lone touchdown on Sunday, but suffered an ankle injury on the play and missed the rest of the game.
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.
St. Louis loses game 30-10, WR Tavon Austin to ankle injury.
Dahl has been out since October with a knee injury, and Long missed the second half of last Sunday’s game with a concussion. Both were able to participate in Thursday evening’s practice at Rams Park.
Veteran center, who signed with the Rams before the 2012 season, after making the Pro Bowl in 2011, is out four-to-six weeks with a broken left fibula.
Both clubs are coming off losses last week, and desperately need wins to keep playoff hopes alive.
The Rams escaped Week 1 with a 27-24 win over the Arizona Cardinals to start the season off with a valuable NFC West divisional win and Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis told CBS Sports Radio “it feels pretty good.”
NFC Defensive Player of the Week had three sacks & two forced fumbles vs. Arizona.
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.
St. Louis defeats Arizona on late game field goal.