Rams Dominate In Win
By Earl Heath, Contributing Sports Writer
The L.A. Rams came out smoking last week against the Seattle Seahawks playing an aggressive game throughout the night.
Jarred Goff had a solid game throwing for two touchdowns. Malcom Brown and Todd Gurley rushed for a touch downs and the defense found a way to control Russell Wilson. This all led to a 28-12 Rams win in front of a hyped up Coliseum crowd of 71,501.
“There was a buzz even just walking out there,” said Rams Head Coach Sean McVay.
Seattle scored first on a field goal then the Rams reeled off twenty-one straight points. It started with an 8 play 75 yard dive that included a key third down passes by Goff to Robert Woods that netted 19 yards. Then later Goff hit Woods on a 15 yarder. He later hit tight end Tyler Higbee on a 33yard pass for the first score.
The then had a 12 play 85 yard drive where Goff hit Woods on a two yard pass.
Todd Gurley looked like his old self rushing for 79 yards on 23 carries. He had a seven yard touchdown run where he stiff-armed the Seahawks Cody Burton knocking him off his feet before crossing the goal line.
”Vintage Todd,” said Goff. “He’s a bad man that’s what I told him.”
Goff finished the day completing 22 of 31 passes for 293 yards and 2 interceptions. Higbee and Woods led the team with 7 catches each for 116 and 98 yards respectfully as the Rams rolled up 455 yards of offense.
The Defense held the Seahawks (10-3) to just field goals Russell Wilson went 22 of 36 for 245. He was also held to 45 yards rushing on
5 carries. His loan interception by Samson Embukam who also sacked Wilson twice.
“They got up early made some plays and stopped us on third down,” said Wilson.
The Seahawks had 16 first downs compared tom the Rams 8.
The Rams are trying to get a play-off spot trying to catch Minnesota (9-4) who be Detroit last week 20-7.
Cory Littleton led the Rams in tackles with eight- two solo. The Rams were fired up all game. “We know what’s at stake,“ said LB Donte Fowler. ”I mean it’s no secret.”