Keidel: Case Keenum Leading Vikings To Top Seed In NFCIt may come as a surprise to some, but journeyman quarterback Case Keenum has led the Minnesota Vikings to a 10-2 record and the NFC's No. 1 spot through three quarters of the season.
Keidel: Vikings Good And Getting BetterWhile last season's Minnesota Vikings faded from the NFC playoff race, this season's team is a legitimate contender.
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Rams Team Headlines: Three Fourth-Quarter Disappointments For Los Angeles In 2016The Los Angeles Rams are 4-6 this season, but in three of those six losses, the Rams were either tied in the fourth quarter or leading in the final 15 minutes. For a team with a defensive guru at the head of the coaching staff, this just isn't what should be happening in Los Angeles with the talent on the defensive side of the ball. The Rams have fielded one of the best defenses in the league this season, in terms of points allowed, so why are they blowing it in the fourth quarter so often in 2016?
Jeff Fisher: Case Keenum 'Did A Nice Job' In Win Over Jets The Rams' offense is still struggling, and Jeff Fisher is still sticking with Case Keenum as his starting quarterback for now.
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.
The Case For Benching Case KeenumThe Los Angeles Rams are 3-5 now, and in all likelihood, there are five losses left on the schedule this season. That means the team will once again fall short of the playoffs, a destination the Rams have not reached since the 2004 season.
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.
Is Todd Gurley Experiencing A Sophomore Slump?Last year, Rams running back Todd Gurley ran for over 1,100 yards and 10 touchdowns as a rookie. This year, however, things aren't looking as good for the L.A. star.
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.