Found October 30, 2011 on STLSportsMinute:
Seattle_seahawks_v_6ad7
St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson rushed for 159 yardsand two touchdowns as the Rams shocked the powerful NewOrleans Saints on Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.- Photo courtesy of Getty Images It has been quite a weekend for sports fans in the City of St. Louis. Fresh off watching their St. Louis Cardinals win the World Series on Friday night, St. Louis Rams fans had extremely low expectations as their win-less Rams hosted the powerful New Orleans Saints on Sunday afternoon.  After watching the Cardinals win, the Rams game and season for that matter still felt like an after-thought. But maybe the Rams picked up on some of the winning spirit of their baseball playing friends down the street.  Or possibly there is just a lot of winning magic in the air because the Rams picked up their first victory of the season and destroyed the New Orleans Saints 31-21. Playing without their star quarterback Sam Bradford for the second consecutive week, the Rams offense tu...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Jackson helps Rams record first win, stun Saints

Steven Jackson rushed for 159 yards and scored two touchdowns as the St. Louis Rams recorded their first win of the season with a stunning 31-21 triumph over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The NFL's lowest-scoring team turned the tables on the league's highest-scoring team. Before Sunday, the Rams (1-6) had scored only 56 points all season - six fewer than the Saints...

Rams upset the Saints for first win; Giants edge winless Dolphins

Steven Jackson rushes for 159 yards and two touchdowns to help St. Louis defeat New Orleans, 31-21. Eli Manning throws two TD strikes to lead New York to a 20-17 victory.ST. LOUIS -- The NFL's lowest-scoring team turned the tables on the league's highest-scoring team, and the St. Louis Rams used a big game from Steven Jackson and an impressive defensive effort to beat Drew...

Saints Nation: Defensive and Special Teams Player Grades @ Rams

Overall it's hard to fault the defense too much for what transpired in that game. Stopping Steven Jackson was the one poor demonstration, but otherwise they got good pressure and rendered A.J. Feeley mostly useless. Poor tackling, lack of speed sideline to sideline, inability getting off blocks, and mental mistakes were all still showcased in this game, though, so there&...

NFL Observations and Analysis for Week 8

The biggest surprise on Sunday was the Saints losing to the Rams in St.Louis 31-21. It was a very bad loss for Drew Brees and the rest of the Saints.The Saints' defense was exposed once again and they could not stop Steven Jackson at all. Jackson had 159 yards and two TDs on the day.The offensive line was horrible for the Saints as they could not protect Brees at all. No Mark...

St. Louis Rams 31, New Orleans Saints 21

The Rams rose up from the ashes yesterday and they dominated the Saints!  A visit from the Cardinals seemed to energize the Rams in this game.  A.J. Feeley was solid yesterday as he completed 20 of 37 passes for 175 yards with 1 TD pass and 0 INTs.  He did lose a fumble that was recovered for a Saints’ TD but it was his only mistake.  Steven Jackson had a monster game for the...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.