Defense set the tone, offense was steady, and special teams were, well, special on Sunday, as Rams battered the visiting Broncos for a 22-7 victory at the Edward Jones Dome.
Rams defensive captain tore two tendons in his left foot and has been out since Week 1.
Rams offense has struggled in its last five games, so coaching staff makes change mid-week.
St. Louis’ last home game was the October 16 win over Seattle, but the club will be back in the friendly confines of the Edward Jones Dome this Sunday againt Denver.
It was another tough day for the St. Louis Rams, who blew yet another lead, in Sunday’s 31-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
St. Louis’ most veteran defensive back, Janoris Jenkins, hasn’t practiced in two weeks and seems unlikely to play Sunday when the Rams take on the 7-1 Arizona Cardinals.
Second-year man Zac Stacy came into the season as St. Louis’ expected lead back, but rookie Tre Mason has had the most carries and yards in each of the last four games.
With wins already over Seattle and San Francisco, the St. Louis Rams will go for the full NFC West trifecta this Sunday, when they travel to University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., for a matchup against the division leading Arizona Cardinals.
Absolutely no one expected St. Louis to travel out to San Francisco on Sunday, and deliver one of its best efforts of the season against a 49er team that had two weeks to prepare since it was coming off its bye.
With his team coming off a bad loss last Sunday in Kansas City, and staring down the barrel of a meeting with a rested and angry San Francisco 49er team this coming Sunday, Rams head coach Jeff Fisher made an unusual decision regarding the team’s first practice of the week on Wednesday.