Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 2/8/14
2013 Recap The Rams were 3-4 in 7 games with Sam Bradford this season and 4-5 in 9 games after he tore his ACL, with Kellen Clemens under center. At first glance, it may appear that Sam Bradford and Kellen Clemens were comparable quarterbacks. That’s not the case though. Bradford actually had a very solid season before the injury, completing 60.7% of his passes for an average of 6.44 YPA, 14 touchdowns, and 4 interceptions. He displayed enough promise that it would made sense for the Rams to keep him at his large cap number, rather than starting over at the position with the 2nd overall pick. Kellen Clemens, meanwhile, completed 58.7% of his passes for an average of 6.91 YPA, 8 touchdowns, and 7 interceptions. So why were they able to have a similar record with Clemens? Well, their defense improved significantly over the 2nd half of the season and Zac Stacy broke out as their lead back. Stacy rushed for 973 yards and 7 touchdowns on 250 carries, only a 3.9 yard per carry average, bu...
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