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What is the Easiest Part of the Rams 2016 Schedule?

After a tough matchup with the Seahawks in Week 2, the Rams have a chance to build some momentum leading up to their Week 8 Bye.

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Every season has it's easy and tough patches. The 2016 Rams will be no different. After a quick review of their 2016 schedule, you can see that their easiest stretch of opponents is from weeks 3-7. However, with four of those five games being road games - including the matchup in London - the Rams season could hinge on their ability to beat lesser opponents in their own house.

Week 3: @ Tampa Bay (6-10)

Year 1 of the Jameis Winston era in Tampa was about what you expect. Famous Jameis had a pretty remarkable rookie season throwing for 4,000+ yards and 22 TDs. But he also made his fair share of mistakes with 18 turnovers. This is a team on the rise, but it also is a game that should be winnable in year 5 of the Fisher/Snead regime.

Week 4: @ Arizona (13-3)

This is undoubtedly the toughest game in this stretch for the Rams, if not the toughest of the year. Going into Glendale and winning is not an easy task. Fisher seems to always find a way to stay competitive in divisional games. Combine that with the fact that this is the Rams last divisional game until Week 15....and this is a game Fisher has probably already circled as pivotal in 2016.

Week 5: vs Buffalo (8-8)

Tyrod Taylor proved to be a legitimate NFL QB in 2015 - and he'll be playing with a chip on his shoulder after the Bills handled his contract situation extremely poorly. That being said - the Rams should be able to contain him with their defensive speed. This will be an early measuring stick for 2016. How will the Rams fare against an up and coming Bills squad?

Week 6: @ Detroit (7-9)

The Lions are a team in rebuilding mode. Calvin Johnson Retired and I'm not sure Matthew Stafford will be the same without the future Hall of Famer. This is a game the Rams should be able to win - even if it is a 6-3 final score.

Week 7: vs New York Giants (6-10)

This counts as a home game for the Rams, but remember it's going to be played in London. Honestly, this is one of the games I'm most looking forward to. The Giants spent big to improve their defense in free agency, but you can ask Miami how that's worked out for them in the past. If the Rams can find a way to contain Odell Beckham Jr, it's gonna be a good day.