During a post-practice press conference last week, one reporter inquired about what Rams Head Coach Jeff Fisher hoped to see from his team this week.
“One thing in particular would be scoring one more point than Houston,” Fisher said. “I would be happy with that.”
The Rams achieved that and a whole lot more on Sunday in a 38-13 drubbing of the Houston Texans for the team’s second consecutive victory.
For the second consecutive week, the Rams finished with more rushing attempts than passes, carrying the ball 25 times for 99 yards. Also for the second straight week, RB
“We ran the ball more times than we threw it and it’s worked for us the last couple of weeks,” Fisher said following Sunday’s win.
Defensively, the Rams put together perhaps their most opportunistic showing of the young season. While Houston piled up 420 yards of offense, The Rams’ defense and special teams forced four turnovers, two of which directly led to touchdowns. St. Louis did not commit a turnover. With the Rams already leading 24-6 in the third quarter, LB
News and Notes:
-The Rams’ 38 points were the most by St. Louis since a 41-21 win over Minnesota on Dec. 31, 2006.
-Ogletree’s 98-yard interception return for his first career touchdown was the second-longest return in Rams history. Only Johnnie Johnson’s 99-yard return in 1980 was longer.
-The Rams are now 2-0 all-time at Reliant Stadium, with their last win coming in 2005.