Not much went right for the Rams this week in the wild card race as the Bears, Panthers, and Cardinals pulled out victories. About the only thing that did go right for the Rams is that they didn’t lose.
The Rams are two games back with six games remaining and the chances for a playoff birth is very slim, but until they are mathematically out we will still hold hope. Here is what the standings look like after week 11.
1. Seahawks 9-1- BYE
2. Saints 8-2- @Falcons
3. Lions 6-4-Buccaneers
4. Eagles 6-5- Cardinals
5. Panthers 7-3- @Dolphins
6. 49ers 6-4- @Redskins
7. Cardinals 6-4- @Eagles
8. Bears 6-4- @Rams
9. Cowboys 5-5- @Giants
10. Packers 5-5- Vikings
11. Giants 4-6- Cowboys
12. Rams 4-6- Bears
In the next couple of weeks a lot of teams fighting for a playoff spot will be playing each other. That is the case for the Rams this week when the Rams play the Bears as well as many other match-ups.
My top three games to watch this week are:
The 49ers have lose two straight games and it looks like the Panthers or Saints will lock up the fifth playoff spot therefore, for the Rams to make the playoffs a Redskins upset win won’t hurt anything except where the Rams draft next season.
Another game with playoff implications. The Cardinals have surprised a lot of teams this season and the Eagles are looking to separate themselves in the NFC East. Rams need an Eagles win in this game.
If the Cowboys lose you might as well call their season over and the Giants have some tough games ahead that should keep them out of the Rams’ way. A Giants giant upset win would go a long way for the Rams.
That is your week 11 Rams playoff guide. According to Sportsclubstats.com, the Rams have a .5% chance of making the playoffs, which means there is still a chance. The Rams have a schedule that sets up nicely for them and if they do their job all you can hope for is that the rest falls into place.