By GREG BEACHAM
AP Sports activities Author
LOS ANGELES (AP) – After the ultimate whistle of the Rams’ fourth consecutive victory, Robert Woods seemed up into the stands and felt the love from hundreds of frenzied Los Angeles followers who caught round for an additional blowout win.
“Maintain popping out to the Coliseum, and we will maintain profitable for y’all!” Woods shouted.
After a false begin to their franchise’s homecoming final season, the Rams are on a roll.
And the Houston Texans are the newest opponent to get flattened.
Woods caught two of Jared Goff’s three landing passes throughout a dominant third quarter, and the Rams returned after a month away from residence with a 33-7 victory over Houston on Sunday.
After struggling to a 9-7 lead throughout a quiet first half for the NFL’s highest-scoring group, the Rams (7-2) ran away with a collection of massive throws by Goff, who handed for a profession-excessive 355 yards with no interceptions.
The protection additionally shut out Houston within the second half on the best way to the Rams’ greatest begin since 2001, once they went eight-1 in St. Louis on the best way to the Tremendous Bowl. The Rams are on their longest profitable streak since 2003, which was additionally their final profitable season.
“The primary half was somewhat shaky,” Goff acknowledged. “There’s some throws I would really like again. We simply could not actually get right into a rhythm. Within the second half, we figured it out.”
Did they ever: Woods caught a ninety four-yard TD cross to interrupt it open earlier than Sammy Watkins and Woods made TD catches 19 seconds aside late within the third quarter, with a fumble brought on by rookie Rams linebacker Samson Ekubam sandwiched between them. Woods completed with eight catches for 171 yards, together with the 12-yard TD that primarily sealed it.
The Rams’ four-12 homecoming season examined the curiosity of LA followers who had been harm by this franchise earlier than, however coach Sean McVay’s Rams are undoubtedly value watching. A franchise with thirteen consecutive non-profitable seasons is simply two victories away from breaking that streak.
“Hey, I’ve by no means been 7-2 earlier than, so I really feel good,” fourth-yr Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald stated.
NFL scoring chief Greg Zuerlein kicked 4 subject objectives for the Rams, who hadn’t performed in LA since early October thanks to 2 East Coast street journeys, a bye and a “residence” recreation in London. Los Angeles stored its momentum going…