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    Bad outing. The team showed no enthusiasm. I just don't get it. You have a team struggling, on the verge of playoff elimination, and you don't even show up. More turnovers. This time they couldn't overcome them either. Good teams will beat you if you don't hang onto the ball and if we do it in the playoffs we won't last long. It's hard to watch a game like that and not turn on the full blast, but I hate being a Monday-morning QB with the should have done this and could have done that. I would have much rather seen an enthusiastic Ram team getting beat than what I witnessed tonight. I am embarrassed to be a fan after that game. And yes the Rams are still 8-2 and in first, but how can they lose 2 games at home. Maybe it's best if they don't win homefield advantage in the playoffs. Warner had a subpar day. Faulk was sleep-walking. Hell, none of the Rams played well so it's useless to go through the names. Good night to all and to all a good night. jd

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    i share the frustration...a lot of guys were missing with injury, but the D still played well. The offense has been not the same all year, I just don't get it...Isaac fumbled?? ugh...this sucks, they better run the table...

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    • general counsel
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      We have 4 wins. Assume it takes 10 to get in. We have 10 gets left, meaning realistically, we need to win 6. Where do those six come from?

      Answer. Home vs kc, home vs ariz, home vs whiners, road vs oakland, home vs washington and road vs minny.

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      We have a decent shot- at carolina and home vs. the bears

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      I dont care how good the bears are, i think we have a shot against anyone playing at home. The game is also several weeks away and there is no telling the injury status of the teams at that point.

      When you break down the sked like this, you see why those early season games against lousy teams like detroit and green bay were must wins. People say "its early in the season there is plenty of football left." Sure there is, but there are only 16 games and you have to be realistic about your chances on the road, especially against the tough teams.

      Consistency is the key in the nfl and if you want to be a playoff team, you have to be solid, you cant play just to the level of your competition and you HAVE to put teams away when you have the chance, especially quality teams, and that is something we failed to do last sunday and it bit us in the butt.

      ramming speed to all

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