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Sep 8, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Rams tight end Jared Cook (89) celebrates after defeating the Arizona Cardinals at Edward Jones Dome. St. Louis defeated Arizona 27-24. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Ramblin' Fan's "Humpday" Morning Links: OL Improvement, Missed Chances, And Not-So-Beast Performances

Seems like just yesterday that the St. Louis Rams were waltzing out of the Edwards Jones Dome with their first victory of the season. Now, that mode at Rams Park as officially filed those memories away, switched intently to the next opponent; the Atlanta Falcons. Naturally, heading into the second week of the regular season, there will be a myriad of content floating around about the St. Louis Rams. Here is the best stuff from the last couple of days.

Top 10 Beast Performances

Not sure what constitutes a “beast performance” nowadays, but apparently it has more to do with name recognition than the actual statistics accumulated throughout the game. In my book, any tight end with 141 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns should easily make any Top 10 list. Moreover, any defensive end that racks up 3 sacks and 2 forced fumbles in a game might deserve the honor. Apparently not…

 

Rams’ offensive line off to strong start

The St. Louis Rams have had multiple weak positions over the last half decade, but none has been more glaring than the offensive line. However, Sam Bradford stood relatively erect for most of the night on Sunday, never taking a sack, or even a massive hit. It appears are though those worries might be over.

 

The 4th Quarter Comeback Showed A Lot About The Young Rams

Even with the win, most in Rams Nation were a bit disheartened by the shear amount of penalties, turnovers, and dumb mistakes that could have cost the team a win last Sunday. However, Tevin Broner, of Turf Show Times, breaks down why we should be encouraged by the Rams comeback win!

 

Rams lament missed opportunities

Speaking of missed opportunities, most of the “key” players and coaches were well aware of their mistakes on Sunday. ESPN’s Nick Wagoner listed those, and explains why they need to be fixed if they Rams hope to win on the road against Atlanta this coming weekend.

 

By The Numbers: St. Louis Rams Leading At Their Position

In case you missed it, Ramblin’ Fan broke down a handful of “leaders” on the St. Louis Rams yesterday. We listed all of the obvious and not-so-obvious players ranking among the Top 5 at their position after Week 1. Make sure to check it out!

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