Sean McVay has usually been praised as one of many NFL’s most revolutionary teaching minds, however the Rams had a way more old style look of their 24-Three win over the Patriots on Thursday evening.
The sport plan appeared fairly easy: Run it down New England’s throat on offense, blow up the road of scrimmage on protection. The execution was practically excellent. Rookie working again Cam Akers amassed 29 carries for 171 yards together with two catches for 23 yards. The Rams’ protection held the Patriots to 220 complete yards of offense and racked up six sacks, seven tackles for loss and 10 complete QB hits.
A win like this nonetheless most likely does not do a lot to remove the sting from the Rams’ embarassing loss to New England in Tremendous Bowl 53, but it surely ought to actually give McVay some added confidence.
Jared Goff ought to be feeling slightly bit higher too. Under no circumstances was the fifth-year QB prolific, however he was environment friendly, finishing 16 of 25 passes (64 %) for 137 yards and a superbly thrown out path to Cooper Kupp for a landing. He additionally added a dashing landing on fourth-and-goal on the Rams’ first possession. Goff’s lone mistake got here on a powerful interception Myles Bryant, who snatched the ball out of the palms of Robert Woods. The throw was only a bit behind Woods, permitting Bryant to make a play on the ball, however in any other case Goff did what he needed to do in an effort to get the win.
The identical can’t be stated of Cam Newton. The New England QB had certainly one of his worst outings of the yr, finishing 9 of 16 passes for 119 yards with a pick-six to Kenny Younger that put the Patriots down 17-Zero on the primary play of the second quarter. He was benched early within the fourth quarter for Jarett Stidham, who did not look a lot better as he was sacked twice.
Younger led the defensive onslaught for LA with a team-high eight tackles and a sack along with his interception returned for a TD. Michael Brockers added two sacks and Defensive Participant of the Yr candidate Aaron Donald chipped in 1.5 sacks to steer the go rush.
The Rams (9-4) stay atop the stacked NFC West, half a sport forward of the Seahawks with the tiebreaker in hand, which means they management their future. In the meantime, the Patriots (6-7) take a giant hit to their playoff hopes, now falling 2.5 video games out of the wild-card image with simply three video games to go.
Patriots vs. Rams rating
Patriots vs. Rams stay updates, highlights from ‘Thursday Evening Soccer’
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11:10 p.m. — FINAL: Rams 24, Patriots 3.
11:07 p.m. — Rams punt. Patriots get the ball again at midfield, 1:47 to play.
11:03 p.m. — Patriots punt. Rams give you their sixth sack of the evening to kill one other New England drive. LA will get the ball again at its 18-yard line, 3:32 remaining.
10:59 p.m. — Rams punt. LA strikes the ball this time however has been enjoying conservative with the lead. Patriots get the ball again at their 23-yard line, 4:41 remaining.
10:52 p.m. — TURNOVER ON DOWNS. Jarett Stidham is available in for Newton, however he cannot get it finished as his go falls incomplete on fourth down. LA takes over at its 16-yard line with 7:15 left to play.
10:47 p.m. — Rams punt. Make it back-to-back three and outs for LA. A pleasant return Olszewski has the Patriots down on the Rams’ 34-yard line, 10:12 remaining.
10:43 p.m. — Patriots punt. Rams take over at their 6-yard line, 11:53 left to play.
10:36 p.m. — Rams punt. That is the primary three and out of the evening for LA. Patriots get the ball again at their 26-yard line, 12:45 remaining.
10:31 p.m. — Patriots punt. Rams take over at their 30-yard line, 14:51 left within the fourth quarter.
10:27 p.m. — END OF 3RD QUARTER: Rams 24, Patriots 3. New England has it, but it surely’s fourth and 5 from its 30-yard line to start out the fourth quarter.
10:22 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, RAMS. Goff hits Cooper Kupp completely for a 2-yard TD and LA leads 24-Three with 1:33 left within the third quarter. Rams burned 9:42 off the clock on that drive.
10:04 p.m. — Patriots punt. New England strikes the ball into LA territory, however Newton cannot join with N’Keal Harry on the deep ball and third down. Rams take over at their 10-yard line, 11:15 remaining within the third quarter.
9:47 p.m. — HALF: Rams 17, Patriots 3. New England will obtain to start out the second half.
9:41 p.m. — Rams punt. New England will get it again at its 37-yard line after an honest return Gunner Olszewski, 16 seconds remaining, two timeouts to spare.
9:35 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, PATRIOTS. New England lastly will get on the board as Nick People hits a 29-yarder to make it 17-Three with 1:04 remaining within the first half.
9:27 p.m. — Two-minute warning. Patriots have it, first and 10 on the Rams’ 19-yard line.
9:22 p.m. — Rams punt. Johnny Hekker will get his first motion of the evening as LA cannot get a lot going after being backed up close to its finish zone. Patriots get the ball again at their 32-yard line, 4:40 left to play within the first half.
9:15 p.m. — TURNOVER ON DOWNS. Patriots lastly get drive going however come up empty as Newton is introduced down within the backfield on fourth and objective. Regarded like a velocity choice name and the Rams had it properly coated. LA takes over at its 4-yard line with 6:48 left to play within the half.
9:04 p.m. — PICK SIX, RAMS. Effectively, that was fast. Kenny Younger picks off Newton’s go on the primary play of the second quarter and runs it again for a TD. Rams are up 17-Zero with 14:46 left within the second quarter. This one is wanting ugly.
9:00 p.m. — END OF 1ST QUARTER: Rams 10, Patriots 0. New England has it, second and 9 on the LA 19-yard line to start out the second quarter.
8:56 p.m. — INTERCEPTION. Myles Bryant snatches it from Robert Woods on the quick go. Bryant took it to the home however replay confirmed he was down contact; Patriots take over on the LA 32-yard line with 1:00 left within the first quarter.
8:49 p.m. — Patriots punt. One other three and out for New England as Newton’s go is batted down on the line Sebastian Joseph-Day. Rams get the ball again at their 14-yard line, 3:48 left within the first quarter.
8:43 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, RAMS. Matt Homosexual hits from 35 yards after a giant 16-yard achieve on the catch and run Cam Akers on third and 18. LA leads 10-Zero with 5:16 left within the first quarter.
8:33 p.m. — Patriots punt. Three and out to start out the evening for Cam Newton and the New England offense as his go is damaged up on third down. Rams take over at their 23-yard line with 9:49 remaining within the first quarter.
8:28 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, RAMS. Jared Goff goes excessive on the QB sneak on fourth and objective from the 1-yard line. LA leads 7-Zero with 11:21 left within the first quarter.
8:22 p.m. — Patriots win the toss. Jared Goff will lead the Rams out for the opening drive.
‘Thursday Evening Soccer’ begin time
- Date: Thursday, Dec. 10
- Kickoff time: 8:20 p.m. ET
All Thursday evening video games all through the 2020 NFL season will begin at 8:20 p.m. ET, now with extra TV choices due to the addition of Fox to the published.
NFL Week 14 schedule
Beneath is the entire schedule for Week 10 of the 2020 NFL season.
Thursday, Dec. 10
|Sport||Time (ET)||TV channel|
|Patriots vs. Rams||8:20 p.m.||Fox, NFL Community, fuboTV|
Sunday, Nov. 22
|Sport||Time (ET)||TV channel|
|Vikings at Buccaneers||1 p.m.||Fox, fuboTV|
|Cardinals at Giants||1 p.m.||Fox, fuboTV|
|Cowboys at Bengals||1 p.m.||Fox, fuboTV|
|Chiefs at Dolphins||1 p.m.||CBS, fuboTV|
|Titans at Jaguars||1 p.m.||CBS, fuboTV|
|Texans at Bears||1 p.m.||CBS, fuboTV|
|Broncos at Panthers||1 p.m.||CBS, fuboTV|
|Jets at Seahawks||4:05 p.m.||CBS, fuboTV|
|Colts at Raiders||4:05 p.m.||CBS, fuboTV|
|Washington at 49ers||4:25 p.m.||Fox, fuboTV|
|Falcons at Chargers||4:25 p.m.||Fox, fuboTV|
|Packers at Lions||4:25 p.m.||Fox, fuboTV|
|Steelers at Payments||8:20 p.m.||NBC, fuboTV|
Monday, Nov. 23
|Sport||Time (ET)||TV channel|
|Ravens at Browns||8:15 p.m.||ESPN, fuboTV|