Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 9/17/12

As the Washington Redskins entered the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on Sunday, they brought with them the hype of Rookie quarterback sensation Robert Griffin III.  After scoring 40 points against the New Orleans Saints, the media was swarming over the Redskins offense, and its rookie leader.  Unfortunately for Washington, the St. Louis Rams were not drinking the Kool Aid, and played a near perfect game on both sides of the ball upsetting the favored Redskins 31-28.  “The dome was rocking and it should be in a couple of weeks when we get back,” Wide Receiver Danny Amendola said. ”It was a good game, it came down to the wire, came down to the last kick.”

The Rams offense used SB1 (Sam Bradford) who used both his arm and his wheels to avoid and pick apart the Washington Defense.  Bradford out dueled the media darling RG3 and aided by Steven Jackson and Daryl Richardson, the Rams offense  showed the Redskins a  balanced 152 yard rushing, and a 300 plus yard passing attack to leave the Redskins defense stunned.   Danny Amendola came into his own as a number one receiver with 15 catches for 160 yards and a touchdown.  The make shift offensive line played amazingly well after losing Roger Saffold to injury again (right Knee) in the first quarter , and for basically a second string “O” line gave Sam Bradford enough time in the pocket, and enough space to avoid the Redskin Rush allowing only two sacks.… Read more

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