12/18/2005

Quarterback
Fitzpatrick got pulled; Martin couldn't pull off a comeback. Grade: D


Running back
Jackson and Faulk combined for 169 yards but were stopped in critical situations. Grade: A-


Receivers
The receivers didn't have many chances, but drops by Holt and McDonald cost first downs. Grade: C-


Offensive line
Six of eight false starts were by the O-line, which is inexcusable at home. Grade: D


Defensive line
Little ends sack drought; T. Jackson's missed tackle got Moats started on TD run. Grade: B-


Linebackers
Tinoisamoa's interception set up the Rams' only TD. Grade: B+


Secondary
Two interceptions, but missed tackles by Furrey and Ivy got Moats to end zone. Grade: B-


Special teams
The Rams gave up a big return for the second week in a row, and it helped turn the game. Grade: C-


Coaching
Going with Harris instead of Faulk at RB on the final drive was mind-boggling. Grade: D