The Los Angeles Rams improved to 2-1 with a 20-12 win over the Arizona Cardinals in Week 3. After beginning the matchup with a 13-0 lead in the opening half, the Rams were outscored 12-6 for the remainder of the game.
It was widely expected that the NFC West would take a step back from being the best division in football this year. Russell Wilson got traded, DeAndre Hopkins was hit with a six-game suspension, the 49ers had an inexperienced quarterback in Trey Lance and the Rams suffered some notable departures in the offseason.
Sunday saw Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald add another entry to the long list of accomplishments he’s been building since entering the NFL in 2014. Donald reached out with hand to trip up Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray in the first half of Sunday’s 20-12 Rams win and it went into the book as the 100th [more]
An old school player with NFL bloodlines, Skowronek has done everything right to make a name for himself Six years ago, Ben Skowronek was a three-star receiver recruit out of Indiana who didn’t rank in the top 100 wideouts of his class in the nation.
The Los Angeles Rams are back above .500 after beating the Arizona Cardinals on the road Sunday, their second win of the season. They took down their division rivals, 20-12, getting a great performance from the defense, holding the Cardinals to only 12 points and zero touchdowns.
The Cardinals ran 35 more plays, had 26 more yards and held the ball for almost eight minutes more than the Rams on Sunday. Yet, it was Los Angeles that came away with a big Week 3 win, beating Arizona by a score of 20-12.
Ben Skowronek frustrated a lot of Rams fans last year with his drops. He still did a nice job as a blocker on the outside when filling in at wide receiver, but it was the negative plays that fans had trouble forgetting.
Ball carriers naturally reach out for the goal line when they’re close to scoring. It cost Missouri in overtime on Saturday and it nearly came back to bite the Rams when Cam Akers fumbled it at the 1-yard line in the fourth quarter against the Cardinals.
The Los Angeles Rams improved to 2-1 on the season following their win over the Arizona Cardinals in Week 3. With the win, the Rams are now in first place in the NFC West, though the San Francisco 49ers can match them at 2-1 with a win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday Night Football.
The Los Angeles Rams started the year 0-1 after getting crushed by the Buffalo Bills, sending Sean McVay under .500 for the first time in his career. They’ve quickly worked their way back from that hole and pushed above .500 for the first time this season.
The Los Angeles Rams defense got a potential boost when they announced they signed edge rusher Takk McKinley. McKinley recently signed onto the Tennessee Titans practice squad, but the Rams acted quickly to bring him onto the 53-man roster after a few injuries.
The Rams are headed toward their first NFC West season clash when they face off against the Cardinals at State Farm Stadium in Phoenix this Sunday. The two teams are each coming off inverse performances, with the Rams nearly blowing a 28-3 lead to the Falcons and the Cardinals staging a miracle comeback to beat the Raiders in Las Vegas.
Odell Beckham Jr. has yet to find a new team as he continues to recover from the torn ACL he suffered in the Super Bowl. There have been plenty of rumors about where he might sign, and the star wide receiver sparked a fresh one on Sunday with one of his on-field interactions.