ST. LOUIS -- A week after stuffing the Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch, the St. Louis Rams' defense chased the Titans' Chris Johnson all day.
Coach Jeff Fisher tried his best to ease the burden Monday, a day after the Rams (3-6) were victimized by Johnson's best game of the season and allowed 198 yards rushing overall in a 28-21 loss to Tennessee.
Fisher noted the Titans were coming off a bye and the Rams were on short rest. Greg Zuerlein's first missed field goal attempt inside the 50 of the season and a turnover deep in Titans territory, the coach added, were contributing factors.
Both teams committed two turnovers, making that a wash. So this was the "big picture."
"There's all kinds of things that happened in the game," Fisher said. "With that being said, we had a close game."
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