We take a look at the top 5 teams so far in the NFC.
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.
St. Louis had rough first half, but high-tempo second half.
How will St. Louis contain Kirkwood High & Mizzou alum Jeremy Maclin?
One of the perks of having their bye week early in the season for the St. Louis Rams, is it allows for the early return of a couple of key players who might have otherwise missed more than just one or two games.
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.