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Random Ramsdom 12/12: Rams’ Middle School Offense Flounders in Blowout Loss to Falcons

Los Angeles Rams’ running back Todd Gurley sees what you see: a very bad offense. And he said as much on Sunday.

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Rams Suffer 42-14 Blowout Loss to Falcons | Rams’ Official Site

The Rams’ disappointing 2016 season continued on Sunday, with the team falling 42-14 to the visiting Falcons. With the loss, the Rams have fallen in four straight games and in eight of their last nine.

Rams Get Blown Out In Front of Apathetic Home Fans | ESPN

The first half was littered by boos, but then Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum mostly fell silent.

Rams’ Frustrations Boil Over After 42-14 Blowout Loss | L.A. Times

Todd Gurley stood in front of his locker, trying to contain his frustration. He did not yell. Nor did he rant. At times, the Rams running back quietly struggled to find the words.

Gurley Likens Rams’ Offense to Middle School’s | ESPN

Todd Gurley said his Los Angeles Rams were running what “looked like a middle school offense” and questioned the effort of his teammates in the aftermath of Sunday’s 42-14 rout by the Atlanta Falcons, his team’s eighth defeat in a span of nine games.

Blowout Loss Gives Fisher Record-Tying 165th Defeat | ESPN

Los Angeles Rams coach Jeff Fisher tied an NFL record he doesn’t want any part of on Sunday, suffering his 165th career loss in a 42-14 blowout at home against the Atlanta Falcons

The Longer the Rams Keep Jeff Fisher, the More Fans They Push Away | O.C. Register

The game was a blowout by the time Rams fans began climbing out of their seats at halftime Sunday at the Coliseum.

Falcons Backup Receivers Torch Rams’ Struggling Secondary | O.C. Register

The Rams’ big break was made official Sunday morning. By Sunday evening, it was officially squandered.

Rams Out of Playoff Contention After Blowout Loss | Daily Breeze

Todd Gurley made it age-appropriate. With succinct, biting analysis, Gurley didn’t dare to presume that the Rams could outscore kids old enough to have attended a high school prom.

Turnovers Continue to Haunt Rams against Atlanta | VC Star

At the start of the fourth quarter on Sunday, the Rams and the Atlanta Falcons were separated by roughly 50 yards of total offense, yet the Falcons held a 42-0 lead.

Losing Season Isn’t the Worst of Boring Rams’ Return | VC Star

Seven and nine was once unacceptable to these Los Angeles Rams. Now it’s the best-case scenario.

Les Snead Still Seeking Answers for How to Get Rams Offense Going | ESPN

The Los Angeles Rams are nowhere near where they want to be, regardless of what happens over these next four games. But they still have a season to play out, and the answers can’t truly come until the grind is finished.

ATL-LA Grades: Matt Ryan Leads Falcons’ Offense to Win | Pro Football Focus

PFF provides grades and analysis for both teams in yesterday’s blowout win for the Falcons.