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Sam Bradford tossed a trio of touchdown passes and the St. Louis Rams beat the Baltimore Ravens, 31-17, as both teams closed out their preseason schedules Thursday at Edward Jones Dome.
Bradford went 11-of-16 for 175 yards while playing the majority of the first half in the Rams' final tune up before they begin their regular season on Sunday, Sept. 9 in Detroit against the Lions.
Stephen Jackson rushed for 23 yards on six carries, rookie Isaiah Pead finished with 58 yards on 10 carries and Danny Amedola hauled in two passes for 31 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown grab.
Janoris Jenkins, the 39th-overall selection in April's draft, returned an interception 76 yards for a touchdown for the Rams.
Tyrod Taylor connected on 8-of-12 passes for 58 yards, as starter Joe Flacco spent the game on the sidelines in preparation for Baltimore's season-opener on Monday, Sept. 10 when it hosts fellow AFC North member Cincinnati. Source: Sports Network
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Sam Bradford gave the St. Louis Rams a positive experience to end the preseason.
Bradford threw three touchdown passes in 11/2 quarters giving the St. Louis Rams a 31-17 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night.
Rams coach Jeff Fisher, taking over a franchise that has totaled 15 wins in the past five seasons, used virtually all of his starters until the score was 21-0 on...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Sam Bradford gave the St. Louis Rams a positive experience to end the preseason.
Bradford threw three touchdown passes in 112 quarters giving the St. Louis Rams a 31-17 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night.
Rams coach Jeff Fisher, taking over a franchise that has totaled 15 wins in the past five seasons, used virtually all of his starters until the...
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While rehabbing, Wells and his wife recently completed the adoption of three orphans from Uganda, a process that took nearly 18 months.
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St. Louis Rams rookie defensive tackle Michael Brockers injured his right ankle near the end of the first quarter of the preseason finale.
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Like a surfer on a tasty wave, the St. Louis Rams continued to win at home in the Edward Jones Dome with a convincing victory against the Baltimore Ravens. Like their beat down of the Kansas City Chiefs the last time they played at home, the Offense, defense, and special teams gave the Rams a [...]
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