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 tore two tendons in his left foot and has been out since Week 1.
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.
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.
Absolutely no one expected St. Louis to travel out to San Francisco on Sunday, and deliver one of its best efforts of the season against a 49er team that had two weeks to prepare since it was coming off its bye.
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.
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.
The St. Louis Rams led 21-0 midway through the second quarter on Sunday, but were unable to hold onto that lead, as the Dallas Cowboys scored 20 straight points to get back into the game, then outscored the home club 14-10 in the fourth quarter to earn themselves a 34-31 win at the Edward Jones Dome.
St. Louis players remain upbeat about road ahead, as oddsmakers cast doubt on season
Two key members of the St. Louis Rams starting offense and defense returned to practice on Thursday, as left tackle Jake Long and outsideline linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar both participated fully in the club’s workout at the Rams Park training facility in Earth City.