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St. Louis Rams 13, Baltimore Ravens 16: Nobody Wins

It's over. It's all over.

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

And that is how it ends.

The Baltimore Ravens threw two interceptions and had 10 penalties for 137 yards. They converted just 25% of their third down opportunities going 4 for 16. Javorius Allen, who came in for Justin Forsett when he broke his arm early in the game, ran for just 67 yards on 22 carries. Through three quarters, the Ravens had just 3 points.

The Ravens won the game.

It's not enough to say the Rams' offense is pathetic. It's more than that.

It's the incapability of the offensive mishmash on the depth chart. It's the irresponsibility of the coaching staff. It's the apathy of the media that should at least get more of an answer out of those players and coaches.

It's top to bottom unsuccessful. It's not one person. It's not one factor. It's the comprhensive failure of everyone involved.


Three weeks ago at 4-3, the St. Louis Rams were trying to prove to the world that a corner had been turned. That the franchise that hadn't compiled a winning record since 2003 had been reborn. Fans and media were looking at a three-game stretch of the Vikings, Bears and Ravens and hoping for three wins though two was the expectation.

The Rams have lost all three.

The Rams are not reborn.

Fisherball reigns.

This is how it ends.