Nov 3, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan (31) lands on the shoulders of outside linebacker Alec Ogletree (52) after leaping over Tennessee Titans fullback Collin Mooney (42) during the first half at the Edward Jones Dome. Tennessee defeated St. Louis 28-21. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

3 Keys And A Prediction: Rams @ Colts


The St Louis Rams will try to turn around their season and knock off Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts. Here are my 3 keys and prediction of the big game in Indy.

1. Come out Strong. 

The Colts are on cloud 9. They are the hot team in the NFL. The Rams are circling the drain and playing on the road where they do not play well. So what can the Rams do? Come out with a level of intensity that can’t be match. The Rams have talent so get a few break here and there and you could come out with a much needed victory.

2. Use short, quick passes in space to open up the running game. 

Zac Stacy’s emergence has been a great storyline for the Rams which seems to be filled with negative news all season. Everyone will focus on Stacy so how do you get the Colts to back off? Quick passes to the perimeter. Get first downs with quick passes and it opens up the middle. That will open up the middle for Zac Stacy.

3. Contain Andrew Luck. 

Contain Andrew Luck? People will say he isn’t a running quarterback but boy would they be wrong. He like to run the ball to get the Colts going. If they are struggling, you have to watch out for Luck and his ability to run the ball. Get in his face and make him think. Once he has to think, he is done.

Prediction

We’ll see if I get a number of very mad Colts fans but I think the Rams have a chance in this game. The Rams have played very well the last two weeks but have come up just short. I still don’t believe this Rams team is a playoff contender but they have the ability to pull off the upset. At the end of the day, I think the Colts pull it out.

Colts win 22-17

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