So now, finally, the Rams are back in the playoffs IN LOS ANGELES against the Falcons in the NFC Wild Card round. According to a report from Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times, linebacker Mark Barron will be in the Rams' starting lineup for the opening round matchup against the Falcons.
The Falcons advanced to face the top-seeded Eagles on January 13 in Philadelphia.
"We do a very good job throughout the week of getting ourselves prepared and ready to play", Ryan said Tuesday. "When you've been through some of the fire together, you come out the other side stronger as a brotherhood". The playoffs will either affirm that something was just off this season or much of what we've seen since September never mattered.
Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford, right, breaks up a pass intended for Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp during the second half of an NFL football wild-card playoff game Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. They dominated time of possession and softened up the Rams defense.
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Everything we just said looks like the Rams should win.
Not getting in their own way, like the Chargers are excellent at, is one thing. The 2017 Rams showed what a difference a coach can make. But Cooper was feeling better on Friday and was a full participant in practice, which has Rams coaches believing he will be available to play on Saturday.
Gurley is the best back in the NFL and is a bigger, stronger version of Marshall Faulk and led the league in yards from scrimmage and total touchdowns.
Devonta Freeman scored on a 3-yard touchdown run in the second quarter and led the Falcons' ground game with 66 yards.
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Salah has 23 goals and eight assists across 29 games for Liverpool since he arrived from AS Roma this past summer transfer window. His contributions also proved vital to the Pharaohs' qualification for their first FIFA World Cup since 1980.
They'll need their star running back and league MVP candidate in Todd Gurley to be lights and to be an x-factor, especially without their best special teams unit available with the absence of Greg Zuerlein.
"It was actually my first year [in Atlanta], so I remember him really well", Quinn said. "So he had kind of the combination of the make you miss and the ability to kind of size you up and run you over".
Clinging to a six-point lead midway through the fourth quarter, Matt Ryan connected with Julio Jones for an 8-yard touchdown to put the Falcons up 26-13, sealing the win with 5:43 remaining. Postseason experience can be invaluable during the pivotal moments of a playoff game, but Los Angeles is also not burdened by the ghosts of playoffs past.
While McVay transformed the offense, Phillips got the most out of a team that allowed 20.6 points per game this season, down from 24.6 a year ago.
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Williams was eight weeks pregnant with daughter Olympia when she won her seventh Australian Open title in 2017. This was her 23rd Grand Slam singles title, surpassing Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22.