Sam Bradford absorbed six sacks and Steven Jackson rushed for just 29 yards. The St. Louis offense, so potent the first two weeks, found no holes in Week 3.
The 23-6 loss at Chicago was an uncomfortable flashback to 2011, when the Rams were at the bottom of the NFL with a 12-point scoring average.
The Rams were largely betrayed by a patchwork line minus the projected starter at the beginning of training camp at three spots, with wide receivers who struggled to get open while Bradford went down.
The positive news headed into Week 4 against Seattle centers on a defense that held Chicago to 16 points. Tackle Michael Brockers, the Rams' first-round pick, could return to practice this week after missing the first three games with a high right ankle sprain.
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