The Rams couldn’t have begged for much additional from their safety in the second half Monday night in a 27-24 victory over the Buccaneers.
LA held Tom Brady and the Bucs to just 251 entire yards for the game and 113 yards of violation in the second half.
Brady was grabbed off twice down the stretch, including on a last-chance march down the field in the final two minutes of principle.
The Rams’ violation wasn’t spectactular, but Jared Goff did sufficient to outperform Brady.
Goff completed completing 39 of 51 permits (76.5 percent) for 376 yards and three touchdowns, with two interceptions.
Cooper Kupp was his top mark, hauling in 11 catches for 145 yards.Much of LA’s production arrived in the first half, with Goff tossing TDs to Robert Woods and Van Jefferson.
The Rams clasped on a field goal at the end of the half thanks to a tremendous job by Goff and the violation to hurry down the field and spike the ball with 1 second to limit following a 35-yard reception by Woods. That gave LA a 17-14 lead at halftime.
Brady finished just 26 of 48 (54.2 percent) for 216 yards and two touchdowns, with two interceptions in the second half.Still, Bucsand the Brady had an opportunity thanks to the Tampa Bay defense.
Jason Pierre-Paul picked off a web pass on the first drive of the second half, setting up a Ryan Succop field goal to tie the tournament at 17-17.
And Jordan Whitehead appeared with another interception, which led to a touchdown drive that expired with a 13-yard pass from Brady to Chris Godwin to tie it again at 24-24.
Goff and the Rams’ violation arrived through when it counted though, moving the ball into field goal range from Matt Gay, who related from 40 yards out to take the definitive 27-24 lead.
LA’s defense occurred with one more big play to end the tournament as rookie safety Jordan Fuller came up with his second interception of the night, enabling the Rams to break out the clock and stop the game on a Johnny Hekker punt.
The Rams (7-3) are now bound for first with the Seahawks in the NFC West, while the Buccaneers (7-4) plunge 1.5 games back behind the Saints in the NFC South.
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Rams vs. Buccaneers final score
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Rams. 7 10 7 3 27
Bucca– 0 14 3 7 24
Rams vs. Buccaneers start time
Kickoff: 8:15 p.m. ET
TV channel (national): ESPN
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