Originally posted on Rams Locker  |  Last updated 12/23/11

PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 07: Charlie Batch #16 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on from the sideline against the Cleveland Browns December 7, 2006 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Steelers won 27-7. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
The Rams have lost five games in a row but they showed signs of life last weekend against the Bengals.  The Steelers got thumped hard by the 49ers last Monday Night, 20-3 in San Francisco.  The Steelers really need this game but they will be starting Charlie Batch at QB.  Here is a look at the matchups in this game: When the Rams have the ball:  The Rams are going to try to slug it out with the Steelers’ D with RB Steven Jackson getting a lot of work tomorrow.  The Steelers are giving up 97.2 yards rushing per game and only 3.9 yards per carry so far this year.  The Rams need to get a good running game going to have a chance of throwing the ball against the Steelers.  Rams’ QBs have been sacked 49 times already this year, so the Steelers are going to be blitzing QB Kellen Clemens quite a big tomorrow.  The Steelers will likely give special attention to WR Brandon Lloyd, but Clemens is going to throw him the ball a lot anyway. When the Steelers have the ball:  The Steelers are starti...
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