5 bold predictions for the LA Rams vs. the Patriots

Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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LA Rams game day
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The LA Rams face the New England Patriots, their first encounter since Super Bowl 53. Here are 5 bold predictions for Rams game day

The LA Rams have exorcised the demons of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Philadelphia Eagles, and quarterback Tom Brady this year. Now, the Rams have a chance to take down their greatest nemesis, the New England Patriots and head coach Bill Belichick. (queue Darth Vader music). Belichick is the last bastion of the old guard, the meticulous mentality that winning requires discipline.

Let’s face it. It’s tough to argue that against the success that he’s enjoyed as head coach of the New England Patriots. But there has been a changing of the guard so to speak. Long time quarterback Tom Brady is no longer with the Patriots. So the NFL has an opportunity to experiment upon each team to determine which component was more integral to the dominance of the Patriots over the remainder of the NFL.

Brady down, Belichick in the batter’s box

The Rams had to face the combined forces of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tom Brady on the road and won a very impressive game that many felt the Rams would lose. Not only did the victory buoy the Rams’ hopes of a playoff berth this year, but it sank the opportunity for a playoff berth of the Buccaneers a little as well.

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Now the Rams have a chance to cripple the playoff chances of the Patriots and strengthen their own odds of postseason play. To do so, the Rams traveled back to Los Angeles to prepare for the Thursday Night Football game at SoFi stadium. The Rams will want to win this game in the worst way, so it makes sense that it will be all hands on deck. With so much energy electrifying SoFi, how will the Rams harness it all? Here are five bold predictions for the game