Rams vs. Packers: Five Players Recap

Tim Heitman-US PRESSWIRE

Chris Givens racked up his fourth game in a row with a catch of 50 yards or more.

After winning two games in a row, the St. Louis Rams have lost two in a row. Their latest defeat came at home versus the Green Bay Packers.

Honestly, the game didn't even feel like a home game. I watched it on TV – ya know, with me living in Cali and all – and I heard a bunch of cheering in favor of the Packers.

That is not even an excuse for the Rams. The score at half-time was 10-6. It was the anemic offense that ended up dragging the team down.

Enough of my bitching, onto the five players:

Quinn Ojinnaka

I would say Moose did pretty bad. Why? Because he didn't even play on Sunday. He was bench in favor of third year journeyman Shelley Smith. Smith did pretty good in place of Ojinnaka.

On Monday, Moose got his release papers. Chicago's former first rounder, O-lineman Chris Williams, was signed and to take Ojinnaka's roster spot.

Daryl Richardson

A Ram running back finally scored a touchdown! It was nine year vet Steven Jackson.

Surprisingly, Richardson was sparingly used. He had eight carries for 36 yards. Give credit to Steven Jackson though; he had a good game running the ball. SJ had 57 yards on 12 rushes. Its head-scratching how we've yet to see a 100-yard game from either one of these cats.

Trumaine Johnson

Well, rookie starting cornerback Janoris Jenkins did start and play against the Packers. While Jenkins' play was subpar, we didn't see much of Johnson. According to PFF, Tru played two out of the 70 defensive snaps.

There is always next week, homie.

Chris Givens

The man known as @CG1three in the twitter-sphere record his fourth consecutive game with a catch of 50+ yards with a 56 yard reception. In total, Givens had three catches, gaining 73 yards. He was thrown to five times in total.He was had a very neat end-around run for 14 yards.

Stats-wise, yes he's doing good. He's uber explosive. You gotta be blind and deaf to not notice this (I apologize if I offended our blind/deaf community, I mean no harm). But the offense has to find a way to get him involved even more.

He would also have had a pretty spiffy catch if Sam Bradford hadn't under-thrown it.

Jo-Lonn Dunbar

On paper, Jo-Lonn had two tackles with one going for a loss. Pretty mundane. PFF says he played 68 snaps, sitting out only two. They gave him an overall grade of -0.4. The biggie here was his -1.2 grade in pass coverage.

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