ST. LOUIS - A change of scenery can be a kick to the conscience. Settings can become stale, the shine from a 3-2 start can dull, the Edward Jones Dome can become Lambeau Field South and a bucket of water tossed in the face after a dream September can be more frigid than the St. Louis Rams red-zone offense.
Given all that, its not a bad thing Jeff Fisher & Co. will try to shake their two-game slide by facing the New England Patriots in London on Sunday. Heck, a move to the United Kingdom worked for Ernest Hemingway. The Rams goal: Not to play like old men near the sea.
St. Louis season is seven games old, but it has featured more mood swings than a date night with Bob Knight. The Rams were all smiles early before a cold front of frowns rolled in after defeats to the Miami Dolphins and Green Bay Packers. Now theyre a few more losses from chucking a chair on the season, saying, check, please and turning attention to the NFL draft.
Theres still reason to watch this weekend if o...