Statistically speaking, the St. Louis Rams dominated the Miami Dolphins on Sunday afternoon in South Florida. Unfortunately, the result did not reflect what happened on the field as the Rams lost 17-14 to the Dolphins.
Despite racking up 462 yards of total offense, versus just 192 for the Dolphins, the Rams were only able to muster 14 points and lost their third road game of the season.
Quarterback Sam Bradford played well, throwing for 315 yards while completing sixty six percent of his passes. The two-headed running attack of Steven Jackson and Daryl Richardson ran the ball tough and effectively for 128 yards on 23 attempts.
So why the disparity? Why the seemingly dominant performance yardage wise without any results on the scoreboard or in the win column? What held the Rams back on Sunday in what should have been a win?
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