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They are who we thought they were

It might (but shouldn’t) come as a surprise that the Rams defence was, once again, the strong suit of yesterday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. It might (but shouldn’t) come as a surprise that a spark of offence and usefulness was snuffed by Schotty (or did I mean shoddy?) play-calling and abandoning the run when…

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It’s a Ram-page!

They’re what we thought they were. It just took them a few weeks to round into shape. The team that was supposed to be a defensive juggernaut showed up. The team that was supposed to have a sub-par quarterback situation showed up. The team that was supposed to have a weak secondary showed up. The…

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10 reasons to watch Sunday

Given the glut of bad news recently, I’m sure none of us would be surprised to find out that this is going to be a hard game for most fans to get up for. Even considering the fact that it’s a rematch against a hated division rival that embarrassed us last time we met (to…

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Can’t Catch a Break

Can’t catch a break. When it rains, it pours. This happens every year. Whatever the cliché, here we are: week 8 has just come to a close and, likely with it, whatever slight chance the Rams may have had at making a run at the playoffs. To be fair, it was a bit of a…

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Addition by Division, Subtraction

Seahawks. See Hawks Lose. Lose, Hawks, lose! I believe it was esteemed poet-laureate and outstanding public speaker Ric Flair who said, “WHOOOOOOOOOO!” That’s more like it! After five games of bashing our collective heads against the wall, finally something gives. The flashes of brilliance the team has shown in the past all came together. The…

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A Comedy of Errors

In honour of the Rams’ putrid second half, I’m going to put no effort into this introduction, but then surprise you at the end. Maybe between the Rams and myself, we can put together the effort needed for a complete performance. The good: TE Jared Cook and QB Austin Davis were on the same page yet again,…

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Monday Mania in Missouri

We’re officially into the second quarter of the 2014 NFL season, and through the quarter pole, we’ve learned… well, not much about these Rams. We know QB Austin Davis can sling it and we know he likes throwing to WR Brian Quick, who seems to finally have found his game. We know that OT Joe…