Rams Team Grades: Los Angeles Doomed By Slow Start In New England LossDespite the recent news that Head Coach Jeff Fisher had been signed to an extension, the Los Angeles Rams came out flat on Sunday in New England. The Patriots took a 17-0 lead in the first half and never looked back in a 26-10 victory that dropped the Rams to 4-8 this year with four games left to play. This loss guarantees a 13th-straight non-winning season for Los Angeles.
Rams Team Grades: Saints Offense Overpowers Rams DefenseDrew Brees and the New Orleans Saints' offense picked apart the Los Angeles Rams' defense in week 12. The Rams surrendered 49 points, which overshadowed rookie quarterback Jared Goff's impressive first half performance. In the end, the team suffered an embarrassing 49-21 loss.
Rams Team Grades: Fourth Quarter Collapse Curses Conservative Los AngelesThe Los Angeles Rams were so close to getting back to .500 with six games left in the 2016 regular season. Leading 10-0 midway through the fourth quarter, the Rams defense gave up two late touchdowns to the Miami Dolphins, and Los Angeles lost the game.
Rams Team Grades: Defense Saves The Day For LAClinging to a 9-6 lead late in the fourth quarter, the Los Angeles Rams defense came up big, forcing the game's only turnover to preserve a road victory over the New York Jets.
Rams Team Grades: Penalties Hurt L.A. In Another Close LossThe Los Angeles Rams dropped to 3-5 this season with a home loss on Sunday to the visiting Carolina Panthers. In the 13-10 defeat, the Rams committed 10 penalties and couldn't score a touchdown until the final minute of the game.
Rams Team Grades: Turnovers Doom L.A. Against Giants In London MatchupThe Los Angeles Rams dropped their third straight game on Sunday against the New York Giants, and now the team has a week off to think about where it is headed in 2016. Blame it on London or not, but four Rams turnovers and four fumbles prevented L.A. from moving above .500 on the year after seven games.
Team Grades: Rams Come Up Just Short In DetroitDespite defensive injuries, the Los Angeles Rams put up a valiant fight in Detroit against a potent Lions offense. In the end, though, Detroit kicked the game-winning field goal in the final minutes, and the Rams offense couldn't respond in the final minute with its own scoring drive.
A Look At The Best, Worst Broncos Games From Each UnitAs the Broncos head to Santa Clara and Super Bowl 50, we look back at the best and worst performances from offense, defense, special teams and coaching.
Team Grades: Denver Defense Punches Golden Ticket To Super Bowl 50Denver's defense plays lights out against the Patriots and the offense comes up with just enough points to put the Broncos in the Super Bowl for the second time in three years.
Team Grades: Carolina Panthers Blow Out Arizona Cardinals To Head Into Super Bowl 50The Arizona Cardinals offense threatened to make the NFC Championship game a shootout. However, the Carolina Panthers had other things in mind and completely destroyed Arizona to make it to the Super Bowl to battle the Denver Broncos.
Team Grades: Patriots Can't Overcome Relentless Broncos Pass RushSunday's AFC Championship Game was a textbook example of how defense wins championships.
Team Grades: Late Touchdown Redeems Broncos Offense In Tough Divisional Round WinThe Broncos offense finally gets going late and the defense limits the Steelers to field goals, but it the special teams shine brightest in Denver's win.