The Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints 26-20 on Sunday, November 26. The victory changed the playoff picture and signaled to the rest of the NFL that the Rams are for real. Here is what the media had to say after the game:
Rams ready for primetime: LA Times reporter Sam Farmer wrote about how the Rams’ victory showed that they are ready for primetime. According to Farmer, the Rams might get the opportunity to play in primetime again. The NFL continues discussions over flexing the Rams’ home against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, December 10.
The familiar lament: Orange County Register writer Mark Whicker looked at what the Rams did to slow down the Saints, and he found several similarities to other games. The Rams continue to do many things consistently right. The Saints saw it firsthand.
Rams prove to be contenders: Orange County Register beat reporter Rich Hammond broke down what the Rams did to prove they belong among the NFL’s playoff contenders. It begins with head coach Sean McVay.
Cooper Kupp and Sammy Watkins step up: Orange County Register writer Ryan Kartje highlighted the emergence of Kupp and Watkins with Robert Woods out of action.
The winning might not stop for the Rams: ESPN staff writer Alden Gonzalez examined the growth that the Rams have made this year and how they are not satisfied with eight wins.
A little bit of praise from national media: SI MMQB’s Peter King noted how Goff continues to grow as the Rams’ starting quarterback.
Rams Talk podcast Ep. 2017:41: A little home brewing here. Managing editor Derek Ciapala and staff writer Steve Rebeiro broke down the Rams’ victory. They also examined the importance of winning eight games.