Recap - Rams Defeat New Orleans 31-21
|Recap - Rams Defeat New Orleans 31-21|
Steven Jackson tore up the turf for 159 rushing yards on Sunday to lead the Rams to a 31-21 win over the Saints at Edward Jones Dome.
St. Louis was an underdog by 13.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 48.5.
A.J. Feeley completed 20 of 37 pass attempts for 175 yards and 1 TD for the Rams in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Pierre Thomas rushed for 23 yards for New Orleans, while Christopher Ivory added 18 yards. Drew Brees threw for 269 yards for the Saints, while receivers Lance Moore and Darren Sproles had 82 and 60 yards respectively.
New Orleans lost the offensive yardage battle to St. Louis 323-283 yards in Sunday's game. St. Louis had more first downs as that total ended up 21-19.
St. Louis led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:23/28:37 split in that important category.
Next game, St. Louis takes its act on the road to face Arizona looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Tampa Bay.