The Rams' defense put on another outstanding performance in their 24:10 win over the Bears on Monday Night Football.
The tone for LA was former Chicago defender Leonard Floyd, who completed six tackles, including two sacks and three hits against Bear quarterback Nick Foles. The Rams sacked Foles four times and kept the 2018 Super Bowl MVP under pressure all night, resulting in two interceptions in the second half.
The first interception came in the end zone after an incredible game by Troy Hill to give teammate Taylor Rapp the ball. Those sales resulted in a touchdown in LA that took a 24-3 lead at the end of the third quarter. The second interception was made by Jalen Ramsey, who made his first pick of the season 3:13 in the fourth quarter to seal the win.
Both teams showed solid defensive performances, but the pace of LA made all the difference: the Rams could wear down Chicago and mistake it for movement and formation shifts. Jared Goff finished the night with 23 of 33 passes (69.7 percent) for 219 yards and two touchdowns. Running backs Darrell Henderson Jr. and Malcom Brown combined for 25 carry for 121 yards and a touchdown. It wasn't too noticeable, but it was enough to score points against a tough Chicago defense.
Perhaps the greatest impact came in the game of punting: Johnny Hekker single-handedly won the field position battle for the Rams, scoring 221 yards over five punts (44.2 yards per punt). All five of his punts landed within the 10-yard line, while two landed within the 5, and another 63-yarder was knocked down at the 1. This prepared LA's defense for success all night and gave the offensive an advantageous field position all night.
The lone Bear touchdown was difficult to restore by Bears security Eddie Jackson to make it 24-10 in the fourth quarter, but it was too little too late for Chicago.
The Rams (5: 2) are now in second place with the Cardinals in the stacked NFC West, half a game behind the Seahawks. The bears (5-2) are now half a game behind the Packers in NFC Nord.
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11:22 p.m. – – FINAL: Rams 24, Bears 10.
11:11 pm – – The LA offensive ends with three, but Hekker does it again with a jump-off on Chicago's 5-yard line at 2:43. The Rams should just prick every game. It was veteran's electrical stuff tonight.
11:06 p.m. – Interception, RAMs. The rush of passers-by forces Foles to fall and Jalen Ramsey gets the easy choice. LA takes over to play at 3:13 at the Chicago 39-yard line.
11:01 pm – – Chicago's defenses are getting the three and four they need. However, Hekker is able to turn the field again with a 63-yard punt to the bears' 6-yard line at 5:08 a.m. to play.
10:56 p.m. – TOUCHDOWN, BEARS. Well Chicago finally hits the end zone when Eddie Jackson picks up a fumble and plummets it down. It is now 24-10 with 7:30 remaining.
10:53 p.m. – TURNOVER ON DOWNS, BEARS. Justin Hollins drops Foles in fourth place and Chicago again gets no points. LA takes over playing at its 12 yard line with 9:06.
10:45 p.m. – – A 42 yard pass on the first game of the Foles to Allen Robinson drive will bring the bears back into the red zone.
10:42 p.m. – BLOCKED FIELD TARGET, RAMS. Roy Robertson-Harris receives a hand on Sloman's 48-yard field goal attempt. That's about the only thing that's right for Chicago on this side of the ball. Bears take over at their 30 yard line with 12:45 PM remaining.
10:37 p.m. – END OF 3Q: Rams 24, Bears 3. LA managed to start the fourth quarter first and 15th on Chicago's 37-yard line.
10:35 p.m. – – The call is picked up by Anthony Miller on this beautiful one-handed catch. Chicago cannot convert to fourth and first place, however. LA gets the ball back at Chicago's 32-yard line, seconds into the third quarter.
10:26 pm – – TOUCHDOWN, RAMS. Goff hits Gerald Everett for a 12-yard touchdown and it spins out of control. LA leads 24-3 with 1:34 in the third quarter.
10:18 p.m. – Intercept, bears. The Bears had their best drive of the game, but Foles is picked up in the end zone by Taylor Rapp after a heads-up game to tip the ball off Troy Hill. LA takes over on its 20-yard line at 5:07 in the third quarter.
10:11 p.m. – TOUCHDOWN, RAMS. Malcom Brown hits it from a meter away. LA leads 17: 3 and 8: 6 in the third quarter.
10:00 pm. – – There is absolutely nothing going on there for Chicago. Pat O & # 39; Donnell hits out of his own end zone and LA takes over the 45-yard line, 10:27 in the third quarter.
9:56 pm – – Rams have to stab their opening property after a Khalil Mack sack. This is the best Hekker had all night as it is knocked down on the Chicago 1 yard line – his third in the 10 tonight. The third quarter is 11:49 a.m.
9:49 pm – – We're back when Goff leads the Rams offensive for their first run in the second half.
9:35 pm – – HALF: Aries 10, Bear 3. Chicago refuses to use its last timeout after pausing in third place and it will. LA will get the ball to start the second half.
9:33 p.m. Time out, Rams. LA is taking advantage of its second half timeout with 35 seconds remaining, first-and-10 at its 29-yard line.
9:30 p.m. – – Bag No. 2! This time, Leonard Floyd comes to Foles to end the Chicago threat. LA gets it back at its 10 yard line with 1:08 left in the half.
9:26 p.m. – Two minute warning. Chicago got the ball, third and tenth at the 43-yard line of the Rams. Aaron Donald just got the first sack of the game for both teams two games back.
9:17 p.m. – FIELD TARGET, RAMS. Chicago's defense holds after the big game and limits LA to a 22-yard field goal from Samuel Sloman. Rams extend their lead with 4:55 in the first half to 10: 3.
9.15 p.m. – – A big game on a pass from Goff to Johnny Mundt wins 34 yards and puts LA on Chicago's 17-yard line.
9:12 pm – – Chicago makes it fourth and short, but a false start on a quarterback sneak makes it fourth and fifth and the bears will sting. Rams take over at their 38-yard line with 8:05 left in half.
9:04 pm – – Rams are out, but another nice boat from Hekker gives the bears the ball on their 10-yard line with 9:05 in the first half.
8:55 pm – – FIELD TARGET, BEARS. Cairo Santos scores from 42 yards and Chicago is finally on the board, 7-3 and 14-13 in the second quarter.
8:52 p.m. – END OF 1Q: Rams 7, Bears 0. Chicago got the ball, third and sixth at the LA 27-yard line to begin the second quarter.
8:48 pm – – Foles throws one for rookie tight end Cole Kmet who grabs it for a gain of 38 yards. Chicago is now in LA Territory.
8:44 p.m. – TOUCHDOWN, RAMS. Jared Goff hits Josh Reynolds for a 4 yard touchdown. LA takes the lead 7-0 with 3:57 in the first quarter.
8:36 pm – – Bears go three and out and push it right back. Rams will begin this trip on their 48-yard line at 6:35 am in the first quarter.
8:31 pm – – Aries cannot convert and has to step out of the plus territory. Johnny Hekker would do well to land it on the Chicago 7-yard line. It's Bear's Ball 7:55 in the first quarter.
8:30 p.m. – Time out, Rams. LA is using its first timeout to avoid delaying the game. It's the third and fourth ball on the 40-yard line with 8:36 in the first quarter.
8:21 pm – – The Rams get a good pass rush on this trip and the bears have to sting from close to midfield. LA gets the ball at its 10 yard line for its first possession of the game.
8:16 pm – – Chicago gets the ball started and Nick Foles will lead the bears offensive for the opening ride.
Bears vs. Rams start time
Kicking off: 8:15 p.m. ETTV channels (national): ESPNLive broadcast: ESPN App, fuboTV
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