5 ways the LA Rams can get back on track to winning

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4. Feed Cooper Kupp!

After a dominant game the week before hauling in 11 receptions for 145 yards, Goff failed to get wide receiver Cooper Kupp the ball for the majority of the game in week 12. Kupp had two receptions for 41 yards. Going forward it’s vital to get Kupp the ball as much as the Goff can, his yard after catch ability is among the best in the league.

Per next gen stats, Kupp leads all receivers in yards after catch since 2019. With Goff’s struggles as of late, it would be best to use Kupp as his safety blanket just like he did in years past so the offense can get rolling again in the next few critical must-win games.

5. Leave Jalen Ramsey on the number one WR at all times

There’s no question with the Arizona Cardinals coming up twice within the next month, cornerback Jalen Ramsey will be tasked with shadowing elite WR Deandre Hopkins. But even when not facing an elite WR, Ramsey should still be covering all opposing teams number one wideout. For instance, the Rams defense allowed 49ers WR Deebo Samuel to haul in 11 catches for 133 yards which I’m sure defensive coordinator Brandon Staley is well aware of.

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But, for most of the game, Ramsey wasn’t even trailing him. Coach McVay alluded to a possible hip issue with Ramsey which could have played a role in that but with a corner as good as Ramsey is, we need him lined up against their best player all game. Besides that, there’s really no issue on the defense. They’re playing lights out and that’s a huge credit to the schematics of coach Staley. Here’s to hoping he will be around for the long term and another team doesn’t snatch him up to be their head coach. (Even though it would be a fantastic hire).