Rams at Redskins NFL Week Two Capsule



STREAKS 3 of past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Jeff Fisher: 5-2 Jay Gruden: 0-1
LAST WEEK W 34-31 (OT) vs. Seahawks L 17-10 vs. Dolphins
LAST GAME 12/7/14: Rams 24 at Redskins 0. St. Louis WR Tavon Austin has 78-yard PR-TD. Rams defense records 7 sacks & forces 4 turnovers (2 FF & 2 INT).
REFEREE Ed Hochuli
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Dick Stockton, David Diehl, Kristina Pink (field reporter). SIRIUS: 145 (StL), 83 (Was.). XM: 226 (Was.).


PASSING Foles: 18-27-297-1-0-115.8 (3C) Cousins: 21-31-196-1-2-68.8
RUSHING Cunningham: 16-45-2.8-0 Morris: 25-121 (3C)-4.8-0
RECEIVING Cook (TE): 5-85-17.0-0 Reed (TE): 7-63-9.0-1
OFFENSE 352.0 349.0
DEFENSE 343.0 256.0 (2C)
SACKS Donald, Quinn: 2 (T1L) Hatcher, P. Smith (R): 1
INTs Johnson: 1 (T1L)
PUNTING Hekker: 47.3 (3C) Way: 41.3
KICKING Zuerlein: 10 (4/4 PAT; 2/2 FG) Hopkins (NO) (Pre.): 9 (3/3 PAT; 2/3 FG)


RAMS: QB NICK FOLES has won past 2 starts vs. Was., completing 44 of 67 (65.7 pct.) for 623 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 110.5 rating. Had 115.8 rating last week in Rams’ debut…RB BENNY CUNNINGHAM had career-high 122 scrimmage yards (77 rec., 45 rush) in Week 1. RB TRE MASON has led team in rushing in all 12 games played…WR-PR TAVON AUSTIN had rush TD (16 yards) & PR TD (75) last week. Has 11 career TDs (4 rec., 4 rush, 3 PR). Had 78-yard PR-TD in last meeting. TE JARED COOK tied career-high with 2 TDs in last meeting. TE LANCE KENDRICKS had 37-yard TD last week…Defense had 6 sacks in Week 1. DE ROBERT QUINN has 2.5 sacks in past 2 vs. Was. Had 2 sacks last week. DT AARON DONALD had 2 sacks in Week 1. Has sack in 7 of past 8 & 9 of past 12. Had sack in last meeting. Since entering NFL in 2009, LB JAMES LAURINAITIS is only player in NFL with 15+ sacks (15.5) & 9+ INTs (9). Had 1.5 sacks in last meeting. DE WILLIAM HAYES had sack in last game vs. Was. S T.J. MC DONALD had INT in last meeting. Since 2012, CB JANORIS JENKINS leads NFL with 5 INT-TDs. Has 6 career TDs (5 INT, 1 FR)…REDSKINS: QB KIRK COUSINS has posted 100+ rating in 4 games (min. 20 att.)…Since entering NFL in 2012, RB ALFRED MORRIS is 2nd in league with 4,083 rush yards & 28 rush TDs. Rushed for 121 yards last week…Since 2013, WR PIERRE GARÇON has 187 catches, most in NFC. Had 9 catches for 95 yards in last meeting. TE JORDAN REED had TD catch last week…Since entering NFL in 2011, LB RYAN KERRIGAN is 1 of 3 players with 35+ sacks (38.5) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). Has 4 sacks in 3 career meetings & aims for 4th in row vs. StL with sack. Kerrigan & DT CHRIS BAKER combined for sack last week. DE JASON HATCHER has 1.5 sacks in past 2 vs. StL. Had sack last week. CB DE ANGELO HALL ranks 2nd among active players with 43 INTs & 838 INT return yards. LB PERRY RILEY, JR. has 333 tackles since 2012, most by Redskin during that span. Rookie LB PRESTON SMITH had sack, 2 FFs & FR in NFL debut last week.

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One Response to “Rams at Redskins NFL Week Two Capsule”

  1. JIM ZORN fan says:

    HOPKINS made a big difference in this game.

    WIL BLACKMON was a good get as well.