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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JASON YOUNG Associated Press It's been a rough couple of weeks for St. Louis' defense, and the Rams know it, too.
St. Louis has dropped three straight games, yielding 30 points against Green Bay and 45 against New England in its last two losses before its bye week. The Rams' points allowed average jumped nearly five points to 20th in the league, from 18.5 and fifth-best before playing the Packers. The overall defense dropped from seventh-best to tied for 14th.
''What has happened the last two weeks, everyone that is associated with this defense, players and coaches knows it's totally unacceptable,'' said Dave McGinnis, the assistant head coach who tends to speak on behalf of the defense. ''Now, the next thing you have to do is you have to accept, beginning with me, the responsibility to change it.''
Coaches and players point to turnovers as one reason for the slide. St. Louis (3-5) had two more takeaways th...
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St. Louis Rams (3-5) at San Francisco 49ers (6-2)
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer The St. Louis Rams are getting healthier on offense heading into the second half of the season, with wide receiver Danny Amendola and tackle Rodger Saffold likely back from injuries this week and center Scott Wells returning to practice for the first time since the opener.
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John Clayton confirmed on ESPN Saturday morning that wideout Danny Amendola will suit up for the Rams on Sunday. Amendola hasn't played since breaking his collarbone in Week 4.Fantasy Spin:St. Louis has been rather vague about the wide receiver's availability (they're still listing him as questionable) but rest assured, he will be in the lineup Sunday against the 49ers.