Friday, October 12, 2012

Rams in for tough test at Miami

Photo by Chris Lee

Steven Jackson left. Steven Jackson right. With a dash of Daryl Richardson thrown into the mix. The Rams' running game in the second half against Arizona was an idyllic snapshot of Jeff Fisher football.

On their second possession of the second half, the Rams ran the ball on a season-high seven consecutive plays. Some of those runs were into eight-man boxes by the stout Arizona defense, but the Rams still managed to gain at least 4 yards on every carry during that stretch.

"Limited opportunities in the first half, but we kind of felt like we found our groove a little bit with the running game, got it going," offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer said. " 'Jack' was running hard. Whether he was ticked off at me for maybe not running him earlier in the game or whatever it was, he was running hard. Obviously, Daryl (Richardson) is a great change of pace."

And so, for really the first time all season, the Rams...
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