After a rough stretch, Sam Bradford and the St. Louis Rams have turned things around with consecutive victories.
Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers hope more bold play-calling will help them find some consistency.
Bradford looks for another strong performance to keep the visiting Rams rolling Sunday, while Newton and the Panthers go for back-to-back wins in the first matchup between these former No. 1 overall draft picks.
St. Louis (3-3) opened 2013 by rallying for a 27-24 win over Arizona before averaging 14.0 points during a three-game losing streak. The Rams bounced back with a 34-20 victory over winless Jacksonville on Oct. 6 and are coming off their most impressive performance of the season, a 38-13 win in Houston last Sunday.
"They really never lost their confidence, they just lost games," coach Jeff Fisher said.
Bradford, the top overall pick in 2010, has been a big part of St. Louis' turnaround. He has completed 31 of 50 passes for 339 yards and six touchdowns with a ...