After four weeks, the Los Angeles Rams are 3-1 against NFC, 2-1 within its NFC West. Surprising? Hell yes.
NFC play takes a hiatus this week, as Rex Ryan
and his big mouth the Buffalo Bills come to the L.A. Coliseum.
So entering Sunday’s game, here I five Bills players to keep an eye on>
Bills to Watch
CB Ronald Darby
In his two years in the league Ronald has established himself as one of the better man coverage corners.
He leads the Bills with six passes defended. The starter opposite of Darby, Stephon Gimore, is no slouch either. Gilmore has five passes deflected along with two interceptions.
DT Marcell Dareus
Week 5’s game at the Coliseum marks Marcell’s first game back to action. The former All-Pro defensive tackle served a four game substance abuse suspension. So rusty play is to be expected. Pulling his hammy is not helping him out either.
Nonetheless, you can be sure Dareus will be eager to make an impact in his return.
Marcell is the one of the most disruptive 3-4 defensive linemen. His season high of ten sacks (2014 season) his proof of how much pressure Marcell can generate from the inside.
The Rams’ weak offensive line will struggle all game with this front.
LB Jerry Hughes
The Bills run a 3-4 base defense under head coach Rex Ryan. In 3-4 defenses, the outside linebackers are tasked with rushing the passer. Jerry Hughes is that guy.
Hughes is tied with his fellow pass rushing linebacker Lorenzo Alexander for the most sacks on the team with four.
RB LeSean McCoy
Shady McCoy is one of the top running backs in the league.
He is averaging just under 4.5 yards per carry and has reached the end zone three times as a runner this season. As a pass catcher, LeSean has caught 17 catches for 87 yards while adding on another touchdown, bringing his total to four.
Shady ended up hurting his hand in practice, so he will not be 100-percent on the field on Sunday.
QB Tyrod Taylor
The Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor is a dynamic duo threat. He can beat you through the passing game. When you through in his running ability with an already powerful running game, Taylor becomes explosive.
The Rams’ front seven(?) will have to show discipline in its assignments to contain Taylor. If they are sloppy – which they have the tendency to be – Taylor will be off and running!