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Texans' C.J. Stroud and Packers' Jordan Love have dazzling playoff debuts

Jan. 17, 2024 11:59 AM EST

Inside the Numbers dives into NFL statistics, streaks and trends each week. For more Inside the Numbers, head here. ___ C.J. Stroud set the bar high for playoff debuts and Jordan Love matched it — almost exactly. One day after Stroud went 16 for 21 for...

Williams, Nacua feel the noise in practice as Rams' breakout youngsters prep for playoff debuts

Jan. 11, 2024 20:09 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — If Kyren Williams and Puka Nacua had any doubts about the atmosphere they'll face in Detroit in their first NFL playoff games, they've literally heard all about it in practice this week. The Rams have cranked up the speakers on the fields at their...

Lions aim for 2nd postseason win since 1957 in 1st home playoff game since '93 vs. Stafford-led Rams

Jan. 11, 2024 14:37 PM EST

LOS ANGELES RAMS (10-7) at DETROIT (12-5) Sunday, 8 p.m. EST, NBC OPENING LINE: Lions by 3, per FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Rams 9-6-2, Lions 12-5. SERIES RECORD: Rams lead 45-41-1. LAST MEETING: Rams beat Lions...

Texans' duo of C.J. Stroud and DeMeco Ryans highlights a big season for rookies

Jan. 10, 2024 09:53 AM EST

Inside the Numbers dives into NFL statistics, streaks and trends each week. For more Inside the Numbers, head here. ___ C.J. Stroud and DeMeco Ryans made a memorable debut for the Houston Texans. The rookie quarterback and first-year coach became the...

Surprising Rams roll into playoffs with momentum from 7 wins in 8 games since their bye week

Jan. 08, 2024 20:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not many teams are heading into the postseason playing better football than the Los Angeles Rams, who have won seven of eight since their bye week to earn a history-rich playoff showdown in Detroit. And while momentum doesn't always mean much in the playoff...

Carson Wentz leads the Rams to the NFC's 6th seed with a 21-20 win over the 49ers

Jan. 07, 2024 22:02 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Carson Wentz did his job filling in for Matthew Stafford, and now Stafford gets the chance for a highly anticipated playoff matchup against his former team. Wentz threw one of his two touchdown passes to record-setting Puka Nacua and ran for a score to...

Giants first-round draft pick Deonte Banks won't play against Rams because of shoulder injury

Dec. 31, 2023 12:21 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants cornerback Deonte Banks is inactive and will not play against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday because of a shoulder injury. The first-round draft pick had started every game this season. He was hurt in the second half of Monday's loss to...

Rams will have a chance to clinch a playoff berth with a win over the Giants and some help

Dec. 28, 2023 14:45 PM EST

LOS ANGELES RAMS (8-7) at NEW YORK GIANTS (5-10) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, FOX OPENING LINE: Rams by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: L.A. Rams 9-5-1; New York 6-8-1. SERIES RECORD: Rams lead 29-17. LAST...

Amari Cooper's record-setting day highlights a milestone week for NFL wide receivers

Dec. 27, 2023 09:36 AM EST

Inside the Numbers dives into NFL statistics, streaks and trends each week. For more Inside the Numbers, head here. ___ Several receivers had milestone performances this past week, but no one could do what Amari Cooper did for the Cleveland Browns. ...

Sean McVay's fingerprints are all over the Rams' second-half surge into playoff contention

Dec. 22, 2023 15:56 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Safety John Johnson re-signed with the Los Angeles Rams during training camp, when most NFL observers thought this rebuilding team coming off a dismal 5-12 season had only a slim chance of even contending for a playoff spot this year. That didn't deter Johnson,...