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St. Louis Rams
ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams finished with 462 yards at Miami. But they didn't get enough points with all that offense, made too many errors and now they're back at .500.
Coach Jeff Fisher mentioned numerous breakdowns in the second quarter as the biggest reason the Dolphins won 17-14.
The Rams (3-3) had six of their 16 double-digit offensive gains in the second quarter, but didn't score while giving up a 6-0 lead and trailing 10-6 at the half.
"The statistics reflect a well-played game on both sides of the ball," Fisher said Monday. "But you have to be very careful to walk down the hall thinking that things are OK, because the statistics were so skewed in our favor."
They were whistled for seven penalties in the quarter on top of mistakes by rookie cornerback Janoris Jenkins and special teams captain Brit Miller that handed the Dolphins those 10 points.
"We were lucky to get away with 10 points in the second quarter," Fisher said....
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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Score this one for Mr. Second Choice.
When the Miami Dolphins went looking for a coach after last season, Jeff Fisher was tops on their list. But Fisher spurned the Fish and went to St. Louis.
He returned to Dolphins turf Sunday for the first time since his interview last January. And what happened?
Fisher, a guy coaching his 268th NFL regular-season game...
The St. Louis Rams had three trips into the red zone Sunday afternoon in Miami but only cashed in with one touchdown, an abysmal rate of 33 percent. For this reason alone, the Rams are 3-3 instead of 4-2 following a 17-14 defeat at the hands of the Miami Dolphins. Well, maybe not just that reason. St. Louis had many opportunities to make plays on all areas of the field, in all phases...
The St. Louis Rams, who haven't had a winning record since 2003, enter Sunday's home game against Green Bay with a 3-3 record. It's a new-look franchise, from the coach (Jeff Fisher) to the roster (31 of the 53 players are new to the team). A defense full of top picks is leading the way.
While Felix Baumgartner was busy breaking the sound barrier with his jump from outer space, many St. Louis Rams fans felt that it would be just a matter of time before kicker Greg Zuerlein would break the record for longest field goal in NFL history.
Zuerlein got an opportunity to do so in Sunday's 17-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins, but failed to crack the record books.
To the casual football fan, the St. Louis Rams didn't look too much like the lesser team in Sunday's loss to the Miami Dolphins.
Sure, both teams currently sit at 3-3 following the game but so do 10 other NFL franchises, including the entire AFC East. The game didn't get nationally televised thanks to the Dallas Cowboys – Baltimore Ravens battle, but it still pitted...
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...
If you thought there was something unsual about the Dolphins' 17-14 victory against the St. Louis Rams Sunday, well, that's because there was. After all, it's not every week you can win a game despite being outgained by 270 yards.
The Packers' confidence has been bolstered by a big win at Houston, not that there was anything "wrong" with the team. Now, the page turns to the vastly improved St. Louis Rams.
For the St. Louis Rams defense, one year makes a big difference. Just one season removed from having one of the worst defenses, particularly against the run, the Rams suddenly have one of the top defenses in the entire NFL.
The Rams are allowing just 18.5 points per game which is fifth best in the NFL and is a big reason why the Rams are 3-3 on the season. The three wins are...
Along the Miami Dolphins' sideline, players tracked the flight of the ball, leaning and twisting and hoping as they tried to influence its flight.
The kick sailed wide to end the game, and the Dolphins' celebration began. Field goal defense was one thing they did well Sunday, when they somehow held off the St. Louis Rams 17-14.
The Dolphins were outplayed for much of the...
Head coach Jeff Fisher probably thought it was fate that Sam Bradford was sacked by Miami's Olivier Vernon on the second to last play of the game, adding three yards to the game tying field goal attempt with four seconds left. Fisher, brazenly, in the preseason made a point of saying his kicker, Greg Zuerlein, would break the 63 yard field record held by four different NFL kickers...
MIAMI (AP) -- Ryan Tannehill threw two touchdown passes and the Miami Dolphins withstood a late rally by the St. Louis Rams to win 17-14 Sunday.
The Rams faced a fourth-and-8 at the Miami 49-yard line with 30 seconds left, and rather than go for a first down, coach Jeff Fisher sent out rookie Greg Zuerlein to try a 66-yard field goal, which missed wide left.
Zuerlein made two field...