San Francisco 49ers
The Niners have the 11th-best offense in the NFL this season at 357.4 yards per game. Most of that work is done through the air, where quarterback Colin Kaepernick has thrown for 1,719 yards and 11 touchdowns this season. The Rams have their work cut out for them.
Even though his team hadn’t been winning much since he took over as the starting quarterback a little over a month ago, St. Louis Rams’ signal-caller Austin Davis was still drawing high praise from league observers for his individual play in his first three NFL starts.
Rams coach stresses good individual efforts & doesn’t dwell on 0-3 record at home
Despite the glitz and glamour of hosting ESPN’s Monday Night Football at the Edward Jones Dome on Monday, the St. Louis Rams delivered yet another not-quite-ready-for-prime-time performance, in what proved to be a 31-17 loss to the surging San Francisco 49ers.
St. Louis falls to 1-4, with Seattle coming to town next
Rams must stop Frank Gore to have any chance of winning Monday Night Football matchup
One day after not practicing at all, running back Zac Stacy returned to practice and participated in every drill and every first-team rep for the St. Louis Rams starting offense on Friday.
Last year’s sack leader, Robert Quinn, says breakout game is needed in 2014.
It doesn’t get any easier this week, as St. Louis will find itself on the national stage with a Monday Night Football matchup coming up against the big, bad San Francisco 49ers.
Let’s take a look at the five best teams in the NFL heading into the 2014 season.