Found December 03, 2011 on Rams Locker:
The St. Louis Rams played hard last weekend before falling 23-20 at home to the Cardinals.  The 49ers had their 8-game winning streak snapped on Thanksgiving by the Ravens, so they could be in a bad mood tomorrow.  Here is a look at the matchups in this game: When the Rams have the ball:  The Rams would love to give the ball to Steven Jackson 25-30 times tomorrow, but that’s not likely going to work against a 49ers’ D that is allowing only 75.5 yards rushing per game and 3.5 yards per carry.  It’s 50/50 as to whether Sam Bradford or A.J. Feeley will be starting at QB tomorrow, and either way, it’s going to be hard on who does play.  The Rams’ offensive line is in shambles, so neither QB will likely have much time to throw the ball tomorrow.  The Niners are likely going to double cover Brandon Lloyd and make whoever is playing QB beat them throwing to someone else. When the 49ers have the ball:  The Rams are giving up 159.0 yards rushing per game and 5.1 yards per carry, so Frank Gor...

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