Both teams played in blowouts Sunday — the Rams beat Oakland 52-0, and the ‘Skins lost to Indianapolis 49-27.
Sunday’s 52-0 victory over Oakland was by far St. Louis’ best performance of the season, and it was second-largest victory, based on final margin, in franchise history.
Rams defensive captain has been on injured list since Week 1, but appears ready to play Sunday at the Dome.
Rams head coach is a longtime member of the NFL’s Competition Committee, but even he is baffled by some of the penalties being called against his team recently.
Oakland picked up its first win in more than a calendar year last week in a 24-20 decision over the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Blue & Gold was in San Diego for a key matchup against the AFC West’s Chargers, and for fans of the club, it had to feel good to watch their team battle to the end against a quality team that made the playoffs last year.
But like so many (and too many) Rams’ performances in recent memory, Sunday’s contest ended in heartache, as St. Louis fell just short (again) in a 27-24 loss to San Diego.
Rams defensive captain came back to practice last week, could play, but probably won’t Sunday in San Diego.
Rams coach says the second-year linebacker is playing better recently because he’s in better shape.
Chargers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 13-6 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, and will come into Sunday’s matchup against the Rams with a 6-4 record.
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.