Powered by 155 yards from Jared Goff, and a total team offensive output of 333 yards, the Los Angeles Rams beat the Seattle Seahawks in a hard-fought 30-20 victory, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 in Lumen Field in Seattle. The Rams rushing game contributed to this win with 164 yards and one rushing touchdown, to support a 155 yards, one touchdown effort by Jared Goff.
Goff contributed to this win by completing 9 of 19 passes, finishing the game with 155 yards, zero interceptions, one touchdown and a QB rating of 93.10.
The Rams deployed a rushing game led by Cam Akers and Malcolm Brown. For the game, Akers carried the ball 28 times and rushed for 131 yards, leading to one touchdown. Brown supplemented by carrying the ball nine times for a total of 30 yards. In the passing game, the Rams’ top receivers were Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp. Woods caught four passes for a total of 48 yards, while Kupp contributed with 78 yards from four passes.
The Rams were helped by a defensive effort that resulted in five sacks, and three tackles for loss, to go along with one forced fumble, with one defensive touchdown.
For the Seahawks, Russell Wilson ended the day having completed 11 of 27 passes, leading to 174 yards, one interception and two touchdowns. His performance resulted in a QB rating of 72.20.
The rushing game for the Seahawks was led by Chris Carson and Carlos Hyde. For the game, Carson rushed for 77 yards from carrying the football 16 times. Meanwhile Hyde carried the ball 4 times for a total of five yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Seahawks included Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf. Lockett caught two passes for a total of 43 yards, while Metcalf contributed with 96 yards from five passes.
For the game, the Seahawks defensive effort yielded no forced fumbles, one tackle for loss and three sacks. This was not enough to help their team to a victory.
In this win or go home game, the Rams wins, while the Seahawks gets to go home.