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.
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.
Rams safety missed Wednesday’s practice
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.
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.
T.J. McDonald: “We’re motivated to be the best in the NFC West, best in the league.”
Rookie cornerback E.J. Gaines had one of the first highlights of the Rams’ initial full-squad training camp practice when he snagged an interception of an errant Sam Bradford pass on Friday.
The St. Louis Rams are no longer “The Greatest Show on Turf”. In fact, the team’s victory over the visiting New Orleans Saints was the polar opposite of the formula used in the early 2000’s, where a high-powered offense ruled the day. The current Rams are quickly creating an identity as a defensive juggernaut, something that has to please head coach Jeff Fisher.
Third-round draft pick from USC started the first four games of 2013 before getting injured.
Third-round draft pick was just beginning to play well for St. Louis, when he broke his leg in Week 4 game against San Francisco.