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St. Louis Rams vs. New Orleans Saints: PFF Grades

The St. Louis Rams pulled the wool over the New Orleans Saints eyes. Which players played the best though?

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Sometimes you just have to celebrate
Sometimes you just have to celebrate
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The St. Louis Rams shocked the experts when they defeated the New Orleans Saints 27-16 on Sunday. The Rams were impressive in a game that many favored them to get blown out in, and before the game there were rumors of the staff being on hot seats because of their record.

It was a great team effort by the Rams to pull the upset against a playoff team. Here's how the top guys graded and their statistics according to Pro Football Focus.


Rodger Saffold - Grade 3.6, no sacks allowed and no hurried, graded 2.1 as a run blocker.

Jake Long - Grade 3.4, only one hurried allowed and finished with a 2.1 in run blocking.

Cory Harkey - Grade 2.4, Harkey finished the game 3rd in receiving with 29 yards receiving

Lance Kendricks - Grade 1.8, only had 2 catches, but the touchdown one was a beauty.

Austin Pettis - Grade 1.7, was the leading receiver with 41 yards and made some key catches on only 13 snaps.

Zac Stacy- Grade 1.7, another plus 100 yard game for him, and he broke a 40 yard run.


Robert Quinn - Grade 7.4 one of the best players in the league had another monster game, a forced fumble, 2 sacks, 7 quarterback hurries, and 4 tackles.

Darian Stewart - Grade 1.4, Stewart was a surprise and he made a couple of splash plays throughout the game.

Janoris Jenkins - Grade 2.2, Jenkins didn't know he would play in this game until a couple hours before it started but that didn't stop him from having a good game only allowing 3 receptions for 41 yards.

Eugene Sims - Grade 3.3, Sims had 3 hurries.

William Hayes - Grade 0.6, Hayes had a sack, and 3 hurries.