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Los Angeles Rams vs Arizona Cardinals game thread for 2nd half

The Rams will have a 4-1 record in the NFC West if they can close out this game.

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The Los Angeles Rams lead the Arizona Cardinals by a score of 21-8 at the end of the first half.

The game began with the Cardinals kicking off to the Rams. Matthew Stafford and his offense took the field for thier first drive of the day and LA took a 6-0 lead after Stafford connected with tight tend Tyler Higbee for a touchdown. The Rams led 7-0 after the successful extra point. Cooper Kupp looked shaken up during the drive and it’s unclear how healthy he really is.

With about 11 minutes to go in the first quarter Kyler Murray and his offense took the field for thier opening offensive drive. Arizona would dice up LA’s defense before capping off the drive with a Murray rushing score. The Cardinals would take a 8-7 lead after successfully converting a two point conversion.

LA’s second offensive drive was not nearly as productive as thier first. The Rams would punt the ball back to Murray and the Cardinals. Arizona would go three and out on their second possession, and LA would have the ball on offense again to start the second quarter.

WIth under 10 minutes reamaining in the second quarter Stafford connected with Higbee again for his second touchdown recetion of the day. LA took a 14-8 lead after the extra point.

LA’s defense one again stopped the Cardinals offense and Arizona punted back to LA for the second time in a row. LA’s defense was looking formidable since giving up the rushing TD to Murray, and LA’s offense had a chance to take a two score lead.

Running back Kyren Williams, who returned from injury this week, seemed to fit right back into LA’s offense. LA used Williams on the ground and in the passing game in his first game back from injured reserve. Regardless, LA’s offense would stall, and after Lucas Havrisik missed a field goal, the score reamained 14-8 as Arizona had the ball on offense again with under four minutes to go in the half.

LA’s defense continued up thier good play when they stopped Arizona on a fourth and two. Murray and his offense were struggling since a really productive opening drive, and LA’s offense had favorable field position after the turover on downs. LA moved the ball and it would be the aforementioned running back Williams who capped off the drive with a TD after catching a pass from Stafford. LA led 21-8 after Havrisk converted the extra point.

Arizona had the ball with under a minute remaming in the half, but were force to punt it back to the Rams. Sean McVay had about 30 seconds and a timeout to work with and the Rams were driving into field goal range before Stafford threw an interception. Arizona had a chance to score before the half came to a close.

The Cardinals would not score, and the game would stay 21-8.

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