Rams Fall 27-26 Against Denver - Game Recap
The Broncos grabbed a Preseason Week 3 victory over the Rams on Saturday, winning 27-26 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
The Broncos won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Peyton Manning completed 25 of 34 pass attempts for 234 yards and 1 TD for the Broncos in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Rams defense.
Isaiah Pead rushed for 22 yards for St. Louis, while Daryl Richardson added 10 yards. Sam Bradford threw for 110 yards for the Rams, while receivers Jared Cook and Brian Quick had 50 and 24 yards respectively.
St. Louis was outgained by Denver 446-198 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-11 by the Broncos.
St. Louis lost the time of possession battle 34:41/25:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Denver takes its act home to face Arizona looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Baltimore.