OT setback puts Rams’ losing streak at 16
The St. Louis
Avery’s injury early in Sunday’s 23-20 overtime loss to the Jacksonville
“Even though they were fighting their butts off the whole time it’s hard to play that many plays and hold up at the end of the game,” Spagnuolo said Monday.
That overwhelming advantage in ball control was just enough to saddle the
“Every week is tough,” quarterback
It didn’t help matters that
The 100-yard game was Holt’s first since Dec. 2, 2007.
“That’s absolutely terrible,” Holt said. “That’s not all my fault. You can’t say that’s all my fault.”
The decision to release Holt left the
After Avery was hurt in the first quarter, among Bulger’s targets were
Given a do-over, Spagnuolo said he’d structure the roster the same way, with emphasis on the defensive line and fewer wide receivers. The
“There are teams that are deeper than others,” Bulger said. “We’re a young team and ask a lot out of our younger guys.”
Spagnuolo refused to second-guess his decision to go for a tying field goal with 7 seconds left instead of taking one more shot from the Jacksonville 9, leaning on research from the other NFL teams he’s coached for. He had a good feeling about the offense after the tying drive, if only the
Bartell called tails, it came up heads and the
Bartell will undergo medical tests Tuesday. An MRI exam showed Witherspoon has a bruise, but Spagnuolo said the linebacker had trouble getting on and off the team plane Sunday night.
Spagnuolo thought the
“I guess I’d have to watch the TV copy to determine if it was fast enough,” Spagnuolo said. “I don’t remember thinking it was too slow.”