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Another super ‘six-cess’ for Brady

Stephen Blecha ’19 and Steven Elsner ’20, A&E Editor and Staff Reporter

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The NFC Champion Los Angeles Rams finished the 2018 NFL season with a record of 13-3 and in first place in the NFC West.

    The Rams started the year scorching hot with a 8-0 record. Then, they took their first of the season to the New Orleans Saints, who finished with the best record in the NFC. They went on to win the next two games and one a Monday Night Thriller where they beat the Chiefs 54-51, the first game in NFL history where both teams scored 50 points each. They finished the year with a 3-2 and finish with the second best record in the NFC.

    The Rams were led by former coach of the year winner Sean McVay, who led the Rams to the second best offense in the NFL, second to the Chiefs. Also, the leader on the field for the Rams, former Marin Catholic quarterback and number one overall pick Jared Goff.

    Goff finished the season with over 4,600 passing yards, 32 TDs, and over 65 completion percentage. The best player for the Rams this season was MVP candidate Todd Gurley, who had over 250 rushing attempts, over 1,250 rushing yards and 17 rushing touchdowns.

    The Rams cruised to the playoffs without breaking a sweat and they almost finished with the best record in the NFC. They beat the Dallas Cowboys  in the first round if the playoffs 30-22.

    Next the Rams faced the team that had the best record in the NFC: the New Orleans Saints and beat them in a overtime thriller 26-23 with one of the most controversial calls of the season. It was controversial because the defender hit the receiver before the receiver turned around to catch the ball.

  Finally, the Rams played the five time Super Bowl Champs, the New England Patriots, in the most boring Super Bowl ever. The score was 13-3, which is the lowest scoring Super Bowl ever. The Rams could not get any offense going in the game. They were held to under 250 yards of total offense. The dominant run game they had throughout the year did not come when they needed it the most, the Rams were held to 62 yards rushing. Also the dominant defense gave up more than 300 yards of total offense.

 

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Another super ‘six-cess’ for Brady