Rams Snap Count: Week 4 vs. The Cowboys

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The Rams mounted a second-half comeback on Sunday, outscoring the Cowboys 19-6 to beat the home team 35-30 at AT&T Stadium. Below is a list of the reps taken for each player in Week 4, broken into offense, defense, and special teams.

OFFENSIVE SNAP COUNTS

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     - Los Angeles' 69 offensive snaps were the team's most so far this season. The performance also marked the Rams' fourth straight game with 20 or more points.

     - Despite entering Week 4 with a groin injury, center John Sullivan played through every offensive snap, alongside left tackle Andrew Whitworth, left guard Rodger Saffold, right tackle Rob Havenstein and right guard Jamon Brown. Though the Dallas defensive line, led by defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, had eight sacks in the last two games, the Rams' front five held their own, allowing just one sack of quarterback Jared Goff. 

     - Running back Todd Gurley added to his string of impressive performances, recording 215 yards from scrimmage on 30 touches marking the highest single-game output of his career. Gurley played 55 of 69 offensive snaps. Only wide receivers Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods — who took 60 and 59 snaps, respectively— played more among the skill position players.

     - Wide receiver Cooper Kupp saw his role grow in Week 4. The former Eastern Washington standout played 49 snaps — 71 percent of the Rams' time on offense. He finished the afternoon with five receptions for 60 yards and a touchdown.    

     - Wide receiver Tavon Austin was utilized for the majority of Sunday's contest as a runner, playing 15 offensive snaps. Austin had six rushes for 48 yards, marking his best showing of the season. Through four games, he has also continued to be used in the gadget role, coming in motion on the fake jet sweep.

DEFENSIVE SNAP COUNTS

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     -  With safety Lamarcus Joyner out with a hamstring injury, Cody Davis and rookie John Johnson saw an increase in their time on field, playing 58 and 29 snaps, respectively.

     - Linebacker Alec Ogletree was the only defensive player to play all 71 snaps. He was followed by cornerbacks Trumaine Johnson and Kayvon Webster, as well as linebacker Mark Barron, who each took at least 67 snaps. Barron and Ogletree split the team lead with seven tackles. Though the Rams' defense struggled to contain Dallas' offense in the first half, the Cowboys first four second-half possessions resulted in three punts and an impressive interception by Barron — his first of the season.

     - Los Angeles made an adjustment to its starting defensive line, shifting Tanzel Smart to nose tackle and Michael Brockers to defensive end. The defensive front was flanked by defensive tackle Aaron Donald. Brockers recorded two tackles, one sack, and two quarterback hits on the night. He also forced quarterback Dak Prescott to make an errant pass that Barron intercepted. Donald recorded two quarterback hits and one tackle for loss in Sunday's win.

     - Outside linebacker Connor Barwin, who played 56 of the team's 71 defensive snaps, recorded the 52.5 sack of his career on Sunday.

SPECIAL TEAMS

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     - The Rams special teams unit looked much improved in Week 4 with kicker Greg Zuerlein leading the way. Zuerlein, who played 18 snaps on special teams, converted seven field goals, setting a single-game franchise record.

     - Cornerback Troy Hill capitalized on his 18 special teams snaps, recovering a fumble on punt return, to put the Rams at Dallas' 18-yard line in the second quarter.

     - Wide receiver Pharoh Cooper, who fumbled a kickoff return in Week 3, bounced back on Sunday with a 66-yard return to set up a Rams' scoring drive. Through nine offensive snaps and 19 special teams snaps, the wideout finished with 123 total yards.

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