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.
The Falcons have scored more touchdowns in Los Angeles this year than the Rams.— Cian Fahey (@Cianaf) December 11, 2016
The first half was littered by boos, but then Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum mostly fell silent.
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.
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.
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 game was a blowout by the time Rams fans began climbing out of their seats at halftime Sunday at the Coliseum.
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The Rams’ big break was made official Sunday morning. By Sunday evening, it was officially squandered.
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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.
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.
Seven and nine was once unacceptable to these Los Angeles Rams. Now it’s the best-case scenario.
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.
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