The Rams came into this game facing a fierce Bears opponent. Today, the Rams showed the whole NFL and football fans everywhere what they are truly capable of achieving. They are young, but extremely talented. They often show glimpses of raw ability but lack discipline and experience. However, today the Rams showed they are a team that is able to handle adversity.
The Rams won with the help of many of their young talented players. My favorite of the young weapons is Zac Stacy who rushed for 87 yards on 12 attempts, but unfortunately came out of the game with a head injury. Overall, the game was exciting and fast paced. The Rams scored 21 points in the first quarter alone! Tavon Austin scored the first touchdown with a 65 yard run. However, the most impressive scoring drive was in the fourth quarter right after the bears scored making it 27-21 Rams. This was a long scoring drive categorized by Benny Cunningham and his ability to run the ball. The Rams made it 35-21 after their successful two-point conversion. The game ended with two Bears turnovers with one resulting in a touchdown by Robert Quinn, making the final 42-21.
Rams Player of the Game:
Cunningham rushed for 109 yards with 13 attempts. The Rams backup running back looked just as good as their starter Zac Stacy. This guy was an UDFA (undrafted free agent) who signed with Rams in the offseason. He is helping his cause and may even get the start next week, depending on the gravity of Stacy’s injury.
Bears Player of the Game:
Marshall led the Bears with 10 receptions going for 117 yards and one touchdown. He played extremely physical and dominated the Rams secondary.
The Rams will carry their two game winning streak to San Francisco where they will play the 49ers next Sunday. Hopefully, the Rams can continue their resurgence and play plain and simple hard-nosed football.
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