The Rams showed a complete team effort supported by an elite kicker, a consistent pass rush and a developing quarterback to pull off a 26-20 victory against the Saints at the Coliseum on Sunday, Nov. 26. After suffering a loss in Minneapolis last week, the Rams came away with their best win of the season, snapping the Saints eight-game winning streak.
“I think ultimately what we have now is a lot of confidence,” said Rams quarterback Jared Goff. “We don’t care who lines up against us, we’re going to go out and play our game and execute to the best of our ability.”
The 23-year-old quarterback threw for 354 yards and two touchdowns. He threw his first interception since week seven against Arizona due to a tipped ball off the fingertips of Watkins. Goff feasted on not having to face two of the Saints top defensive backs in Marshon Lattimore and Ken Crawley.
The Rams were also without one of their marquee players, wide receiver Robert Woods, who suffered a shoulder injury in last week’s Vikings loss. Devoid of Goff’s favorite passing target, Rams’ receivers were forced to step up.
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