Rams are now 6-7 on the season, following Sunday’s 24-0 road win over the Washington Redskins.
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.
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.
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.
After a disastrous Sunday in Kansas City, which left its defensive backfield decimated by injuries, the St. Louis Rams wheeled a deal on Tuesday to acquire safety Mark Barron from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
It was another disheartening Sunday for the St. Louis Rams — perhaps the most disappointing performance for the club since the season opening loss to Minnesota.
With the Rams enjoying their bye week, we thought it’d be the perfect time to take a look at which players have played well (and which ones haven’t) three weeks into the season.
One series into Sunday’s Week 2 matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looked a whole lot like last week’s Week 1 contest against the Minnesota Vikings — the St. Louis Rams were getting pushed around the field and seemed unable to do anything about it.
When the Rams selected Lamarcus Joyner in the second round of the draft back in May, they showed they weren’t afraid of taking a chance on an undersized player if they think he can play.
T.J. McDonald: “We’re motivated to be the best in the NFC West, best in the league.”