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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

With Seattle backed up to their own 10 yard line, quarterback Russell Wilson (3) gets taken down by Aaron Donald (99) for a  nine yard loss. In three games versus the Seahawks this season, the Rams have sacked Wilson 16 times. In fifteen games against Wilson, Donald has 15 sacks. The Rams advance to the Divisional Round with their 30-20 victory over the Seahawks.

Rams Earn Wild Card Victory, Advance to Divisional Round

Rams Win 30-20 Against Rival Seahawks
Sam Garcia, News Editor January 10, 2021

Thanks to a dominant defensive performance, the L.A. Rams reduced Seattle’s playoff berth to a one-and-done deal. Here’s what we learned from Lumen Field on Super Wild Card Weekend: Rams Defense Smothers Seahawks Much like all season, the Rams defense dominated. The first ranked unit pummeled Russell...

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On the first play of the third quarter, Rams defensive lineman Michael Brockers (90) sacked Cam Newton (1) for a 10 yard loss. Brockers led the team with a pair of sacks, helping Los Angeles to a dominant 24-3 victory over New England.

Rams Avenge Super Bowl Loss, Beat Patriots 24-3

Sam Garcia, News Editor December 11, 2020

Leading up to the game, sports outlets tapped this matchup as a rematch of Super Bowl 53. Unlike that fateful night two seasons ago, it was the Rams’ defense who stymied the Patriots offense 24-3. Here’s what we learned from last night’s Thursday Night Football matchup at SoFi Stadium: Super Bowl...

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On 3rd&9, Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray was picked off by Rams defender Troy Hill, who ran the interception into the endzone for a touchdown. This was Hills first career pick-six, and it sealed the Rams 38-28 win over the Cardinals.

Rams Defeat Cardinals 38-28, Claim First Place in NFC West

Sam Garcia, News Editor December 6, 2020

Losses hurt, especially close ones. The remedy? Thoroughly handing it to a division rival. That's exactly what the Rams did today against the Cardinals. A week after losing a close game to the 49ers, the Rams bounced back with an impressive 38-28 win over Arizona. Here's what we learned from State Farm...

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On 2nd&9, Rams quarterback Jared Goff threw a pick-six to San Francisco rookie defender Javon Kinlaw (99), who ran it 27 yards for a touchdown. The 49ers defense forced four Los Angeles turnovers, including two Jared Goff interceptions. L.A. lost the game 23-20, earning their first loss at home.

Rams Lose First Home Game 23-20 Against Rival 49ers

Sam Garcia, News Editor November 29, 2020

The Rams lost their first home game of the season, falling 23-20 to the visiting 49ers. It was a game that came down to who’s defense could make the big stop late, and San Francisco answered the call. Here’s what we learned from SoFi Stadium: Rams Offense Spoils Defensive Efforts A week after taking...

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With 19 seconds left in the first half, Rams wide receiver Robert Woods (17) hauled in a short pass and took it 35 yards down the field, setting up a field goal to put the Rams up 17-14. Woods 130 receiving yards helped power a one-dimensional offense and helped the team outlast the Buccaneers in a 27-24 victory.

Rams Hold Off Tom-pa Bay Buccaneers for Narrow 27-24 Win

Sam Garcia, News Editor November 23, 2020

It wasn’t pretty at times, but when it comes down to it, a win is a win. The Los Angeles Rams managed to squeeze out a 27-24 win over Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here’s what we learned from this week’s edition of Monday Night Football at Raymond James Stadium: Rams Squeeze By Buccaneers With...

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Rams defensive back Darious Williams (31) intercepts a pass intended for Seattle tight end Greg Olsen (89). Williams finished the game with two interceptions off Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, helping the Rams to a 23-16 victory.

Rams Defeat Seahawks, Tie for First Place in NFC West

Sam Garcia, News Editor November 15, 2020

Two weeks after being shellacked by the Miami Dolphins, the Los Angeles Rams bounced back in a major way. Their defense grounded the high flying Seahawks passing attack, lifting the team to a 23-16 win at SoFi Stadium. Here’s what we learned: Spear and Shield Battle It was a strength on strength...

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On 2nd&goal at the Miami nine yard line, Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) is strip-sacked by the Dolphins Emmanuel Ogbah (91). Miami defender Andrew Van Ginkel returned the fumble 78 yards for a touchdown. The Dolphins forced four Los Angeles turnovers (two interceptions and two fumbles) in a 28-17 win.

Dolphins’ Defense Overwhelms Rams in 28-17 Victory

Sam Garcia, News Editor November 1, 2020

While rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa garnered all the headlines, it was the Miami defense that shined against the Rams. Here’s what we learned from the Rams’ 28-17 loss at Hard Rock Stadium: Rams Lose Turnover Battle Coming off a dominating win against Chicago last Monday, the Rams fell flat...

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Rams defensive back Troy Hill (22) breaks up a pass intended for Bears receiver Darnell Mooney (11). Fellow Rams defender Taylor Rapp (24) hauls in the interception. The Rams defense intercepted Bears quarterback Nick Foles twice, while keeping the Chicago offense out of the end zone.

Rams’ Defense Shines in 24-10 Victory Over Bears

Sam Garcia, News Editor October 26, 2020

The Rams took down the Monsters of the Midway, defeating the Chicago Bears 24-10. Here’s what we learned from Monday Night Football’s duel at SoFi Stadium: Rams' Defense Bounces Back After a down week against San Francisco, the Rams’ defense shook off the rust and looked lively. They limited...

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On 4th&goal, San Francisco cornerback Jason Verrett (22) intercepts a pass intended for Rams wide receiver Robert Woods (17). The 49ers defeated the Rams 24-16 and improved their record to 3-3.

Rams Come Up Short, Lose to 49ers 24-16

Sam Garcia, News Editor October 18, 2020

The Rams traveled up north to face their NFC West rival 49ers and lost big time, losing 24-16. Here’s what we learned from Sunday Night Football’s tussle at Levi’s Stadium: Zero Sacks for Rams' Defense Coming off an eight sack performance last week against Washington, the Rams’ defense failed...

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After a Jalen Ramsey hit knocked Kyle Allen out of the game, quarterback Alex Smith made his return the NFL. On 2nd&6, Smith (11) is taken down by Rams linebacker Troy Reeder (51), who finished with a career-high three sacks.

Rams Dominate The Football Team 30-10

Sam Garcia, News Editor October 11, 2020

The Rams weathered the storm, literally. Despite the pouring rain, Los Angeles blew up The Football Team 30-10. Here’s what we learned from FedEx Field: Unstoppable Force vs Movable Object The Rams’ defense was just too much for Washington. L.A. consistently got penetration and blew up The Football...

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Facing 3rd&3, Giants wide receiver Golden Tate (19) is tackled for negative yardage by Rams defensive back Jalen Ramsey (20). The Rams scored the go-ahead touchdown on the ensuing drive, defeating the Giants 17-9.

Los Angeles Rams Topple New York Giants 17-9

Sam Garcia, News Editor October 4, 2020

Against a surprisingly stingy New York defense, the Los Angeles Rams toppled the Giants 17-9. Here’s what we learned from SoFi Stadium: A Tale of Two Running Games Coming into this game, the Rams had earned about 100 yards rushing in each of the last three games. Meanwhile, the Giants had failed...

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Bills tight end Tyler Kroft (81) beats Rams linebacker Micah Kiser to catch the game winning touchdown. They defeated Los Angeles 35-32.

Los Angeles Rams Fall 35-32 to Buffalo Bills, Drop to 2-1

Sam Garcia, News Editor September 27, 2020

The visiting Los Angeles Rams couldn’t pull off their comeback bid, falling to the Buffalo Bills 35-32. Here’s what we learned from today's matchup: LA Stages Late Comeback Down 28-3 halfway through the third quarter, it seemed liked the Rams were on a one-way trip to Blow Out City. Following a...

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