NFL

Goff and the Rams Narrowly Defeated the Seahawks in a Tantalizing 23-16 Victory

The Los Angeles Rams showed up Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 in SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles and narrowly defeated the Seattle Seahawks by a tantalizing 23-16 victory. The Rams deployed a rushing game that produced 106 yards and three rushing touchdowns, to go along with a total team offensive output of 389 yards. Quarterback Jared Goff contributed with 302 yards and no touchdowns for the game.

Goff helped the Rams in this victory by attempting 37 passes and completing 27 of them. This led to a final QB production of 302 yards, zero interceptions and no touchdowns for the game.

The ground game for the Rams saw Cam Akers carrying the football 10 times, and Malcolm Brown helping with rushing the ball six times. The two rushers produced 38 yards and 33 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the Rams had Goff throwing the football to Josh Reynolds and Cooper Kupp as his most productive targets. Reynolds caught eight passes for a net gain of 94 yards. The secondary target (Kupp) caught five passes for a net contribution of 50 yards.

The Rams were helped by a defensive effort that resulted in six sacks, and four tackles for loss, to go along with no forced fumbles, with no defensive touchdowns.

For the losing team, Russell Wilson finished the game completing 22 of 37 passes to lead the way for the Seahawks. This performance by Wilson led to a QB rating of 57.00, and game stats of 248 yards, two interceptions and zero touchdowns.

The Seahawks’ rushing game was led by Alex Collins and DeeJay Dallas. For the game, Collins carried the ball 11 times, rushed for 43 yards, and one touchdown. Dallas supplemented and carried the ball a total of two times for a total of eight yards. Meanwhile Freddie Swain and Tyler Lockett were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Seahawks. Swain caught three passes from Wilson for a total of 37 yards, while Lockett contributed with 66 yards from five passes.

In their loss, the Seahawks defense contributed with one forced fumble and one tackle to go along with three sacks and no defensive touchdowns. This production from the Seahawks defense was not enough help get a win.

The Rams walked away from the game with an improved record of 6-3. The Seahawks on the other hand, dropped to 6-3 for the season.