5 takeaways from Los Angeles Rams 16-10 loss to Seattle Seahawks
10 October, 2017, 00:40 | Author: Laura Christensen
The Rams (3-2) caught the league's attention with the highest-scoring offense in the season's opening quarter, but the Seahawks aren't ready to abdicate the division throne.
Just one week after nine Seattle Seahawks players remained seated during the national anthem against the Indianapolis Colts, the entire Seahawks team stood during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner", ahead of Sunday's matchup against the Rams in Los Angeles.
Rams running back Todd Gurley has 42 points, which is second in the NFL.
"We won't miss very many of those".
Spinning the scoreboard hasn't been the problem this season and how stout Seattle's defense can be will likely determine this NFC West showdown. "It was just one of those things where it's a business decision and I'm OK with that", Rawls said. "We have a lot of great playmakers".
The Seahawks come into this contest sporting a 2-2 record that ties them with the Arizona Cardinals for 2 place in the NFC West. And let's face it, there were several moments in the first half when L.A. appeared to be the superior team. They have developed a solid run game and Jared Goff has shown why he was the first overall pick a year ago.
What stands out most to you? After a fumble recovery, Seattle was held and was forced to kick a field goal. Was it Sheldon Richardson making a diving interception at the Seahawks' 25 after Goff's pass bounced off Gurley's hands?
Seattle seized the ball when Tavon Austin muffed a fair catch on a punt, with Seattle recovering and taking over at the L.A. 30. Wilson spotted Baldwin being tracked by safety John Johnson in single coverage and dropped in a flawless pass. Thomas later had an interception.
The snap counts also showed how the offense split the lead running-back role in the first game without rookie No. 1 Chris Carson, who is on injured reserve following ankle surgery. But anyone blaming the loss on their ineptitude must also credit the Seahawks for their fortitude. "Until you go back and truly look at it, I can't say and I haven't had a chance to specifically talk to Sammy about that one individual play".
"Of course", he said. Wilson didn't have big numbers, but the quarterback put on a performance of vintage resourcefulness, repeatedly wriggling away from the Rams' pursuing defense to make plays.
The red-zone issues aren't new. So should we be buying into the 3-1 Rams? As we previewed in our Seahawks breakdown, the Seahawks have struggled against the run but are still an elite pass defense. Showing signs of improvement in his second year, Goff must stay patient and take what Seattle gives him to avoid any unnecessary early turnovers that can swing the momentum of the game.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Rams are 1.5-point home favorites versus the Seahawks, who opened as 2.5-point favorites. But the circumstances were different then. The difference is going to be turnovers as the Seahawks will do just enough to win that key statistic and escape with a come-from-behind win over the Rams. Well, I guess we'll see.
Goff has looked spectacular this year. From a talent standpoint, the potential for a rivalry is strong between these teams.
"But he was right down there knocking on the door to win the game, so he did pretty good today".
This year, they've scored 37 more points than they've given up.
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