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  • 8/8/2019 Week 13 - Rams at Cardinals


    The St. Louis Rams aim for a second straight roadvictory as they travel to Arizona Sunday to face theCardinals in a divisional showdown. Kickoff at the

    University of Phoenix Stadium is scheduled for 3:15p.m. Central Time.

    Sundays contest is a rematch of a Week 1 contest,and the Rams look to avenge a narrow 17-13 loss totheir divisional rivals. St. Louis is in the middle of athree-game road trip, one they kicked off with a 36-33 win at Denver last Sunday.

    The Rams win over the Broncos was sparked by their opportunistic defenseand young playmakers on offense. St. Louis held Denver to 1-of-9 on thirddown, and QB Sam Bradford enjoyed his first 300-yard performance.


    Day Date Game Time TV

    Sun. 9/12 Arizona L 17-13

    Sun 9/19 at Oakland L 16-14Sun. 9/26 Washington W 30-16

    Sun. 10/3 Seattle W 20-3

    Sun. 10/10 at Detroit L 44-6

    Sun. 10/17 San Diego W 20-17

    Sun. 10/24 at Tampa Bay L 18-17

    Sun. 10/31 Carolina W 20-10

    Sun. 11/7 Bye Week

    Sun. 11/14 at San Francisco L 23-20

    Sun. 11/21 Atlanta L 34-17

    Sun. 11/28 at Denver W 36-33

    Sun. 12/5 at Arizona 3:15 p.m. FOXSun. 12/12 at New Orleans 3:05 p.m. FOX

    Sun. 12/19 Kansas City * Noon CBS

    Sun. 12/26 San Francisco * Noon FOX

    Sun. 1/2 at Seattle * 3:15 p.m. FOX

    * Subject to Flex Scheduling

    2010 SCHEDULE


    Wednesday, December 1-Practice: 11:45 a.m.-Open locker room: 1:55-2:40 p.m.-Coach Spagnuolo & QBSam Bradford available onfield after practice.Conference Calls:S Adrian Wilson - 2 p.m.Coach Ken Whisenhunt -3 p.m.

    Thursday, December 2-Practice: 10:45 a.m.-Open locker room: 12:55-1:40 p.m.-Coach Spagnuolo, RBSteven Jackson, DefensiveCoordinator Ken Flajole &Offensive Coordinator PatShurmur available on field.

    Friday, December 3-Practice: 11:45 a.m.-Open locker room: 1:35-2:20 p.m.-Coach Spagnuolo availableon field after practice.

    Saturday, December 4

    No Availability

    Sunday, December 5


    CardinalsUniversity of Phoenix

    Stadium3:15 p.m. (CST)

    Monday, December 6

    Coach SpagnuoloPress Conference

    2 p.m.

    W EEK 13S T. L OUIS R AMS (5-6)AT

    ARIZONA C ARDINALS (3-8)Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, University of Phoenix Stadium, 3:15 p.m. (CST)


    TED CREWS - SENIOR DIRECTOR OF [email protected] - 314-516-8797ARTIS TWYMAN - DIRECTOR, MEDIA [email protected] - 314-516-8759

    JULIA FARON - MEDIA RELATIONS [email protected] - 314-516-8766CASEY PEARCE - PUBLIC RELATIONS [email protected] - 314-516-8765

    QB Sam Bradford


    FOX (KTVI, Ch. 2 in St. Louis)

    Play-by-Play: Chris Myers

    Color Analyst: Kurt Warner

    RADIOWXOS (101.1 FM)

    Play-by-Play: Steve SavardColor Analyst: DMarco Farr Sideline Reporter: Brian Stull

    NATIONAL RADIOWestwood One

    Play-by-Play: Kevin Kugler Color Analyst: Mark Malone

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    KROENKE TAKES THE REINSOn August 25, E. Stanley Kroenke became the majority owner of the St. Louis Rams when National Football League owners unanimouslyoted to approve his bid to purchase the organization. Kroenke is the seventh majority owner in the teams 73-year history.

    Stan has been a familiar and respected figure in the National Football League for more than 15 years, said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. He is a proven businessman and has experienced success in all of his sports franchises, as well as serving as a responsible com-munity leader. We look forward to him continuing to uphold the goals and values of the NFL as he becomes the majority owner of the St. LouisRams.

    Prior to becoming the majority owner of the Rams, Kroenke was the minority owner of the team. He was vital in the effort to bring professionalootball back to St. Louis in 1995. With his real estate development expertise, Kroenke was instrumental in the building of Rams Park, now

    nown as the Russell Training Center.We are delighted with todays vote by NFL owners. It is one of the very high points of our long association with the NFL, Kroenke said last

    Wednesday. We look forward to working with our fellow owners and Commissioner Goodell as the transaction is finalized and in the yearshead.

    The Rosenbloom family deserves our thanks for all their efforts on behalf of a great football organization and a great city.

    Building organizations that win consistently is a challenge that we understand. We are excited about the opportunity as principal owner of thet. Louis Rams.

    Fifteen years ago, my family entered a partnership with Stan Kroenke and it has been a wonderful relationship, said Chip Rosenbloom.Although today is an emotional day and the end of an era for our family, it is also the beginning of a new chapter in the rich history of the St.

    Louis Rams. We look forward to Stan continuing the great tradition of the organization. On behalf of my sister Lucia and our entire family, weongratulate Stan and the Kroenke family on becoming the majority owner of the Rams.

    Kroenke currently is the owner of the Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Denver Nuggets (NBA), the Colorado Rapids (MLS) and the ColoradoMammoth (NLL). He is also the largest shareholder of Arsenal FC of the English Premier League.

    The Pepsi Center in Denver, also owned by Kroenke, hosted the 2001 NHL All-Star game and the 2005 NBA All-Star game. This facility alsolayed host to the 2008 Democratic National Convention. In 2004, Kroenke launched the Altitude Sports & Entertainment television network.

    The 24-hour regional sports network is home to the Nuggets, Avalanche and the Mammoth.

    Kroenkes extensive business interests include serving as chairman and owner of The Kroenke Group, a private real estate investment andevelopment company with offices throughout the United States and Canada, with headquarters in Columbia, Mo. Kroenke is one of theations leading developers of shopping centers and commercial real estate.

    Kroenke has undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Missouri and is an active supporter of Mizzou athletic programs. InFebruary 2009, Kroenke was enshrined into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Joining him in the class of 2009 was former Rams defensivend Grant Wistrom.

    E. Stanley Kroenke, named after baseball legends Enos Slaughter and Stan Musial, was born in Cole Camp, Mo., and grew up in Mora, Mo.tan and his wife, Ann, have a daughter, Whitney, and a son, Josh.

    HIGHLIGHTS FROM WEEK 12 WIN AT DENVER- The Rams offense put up a season-best 431 total yards on offense andscored a season-high 36 points, themost theyve posted in one gamesince 2007.

    - St. Louis forced two turnovers anddid not commit a turnover. The Rams

    have just two giveaways in their lastsix games.

    - QB Sam Bradford threw for 308yards, completing 22-of-37 attemptswith three touchdowns, no intercep-tions and a 113.3 passer rating. Theperformance marked Bradfords first300 yard passing game of his career, his first game with threetouchdowns and his best passer rating of his career.

    - S Oshiomogho Atogwe forced RB Knowshon Moreno to fumble onthe Broncos own 31-yard line. The forced fumble was Atogwessecond of the season and 21st of his career. The fumble wasrecovered by LB Nail Diggs, his first of the season and fifth career.

    S Oshiomogho Atogwe

    - TE Billy Bajema caught two touchdown passes, one for twoyards and another for 26. The catches were Bajemas first twoscores of his career.

    - St. Louis held Denver to just 1-of-9 on third down in the gameand sacked QB Kyle Orton three times in the victory.

    - TE Michael Hoomanawanui caught his second touchdownpass in as many weeks when he scampered into the end zonein the fourth quarter.

    - DE Chris Long pushedhis season sack total to 6.5when he delivered a crucialsack of Orton on 2nd-and-10 late in the fourth quarter with the Rams holding athree-point lead. He alsohit Orton to force an incom-pletion on Denvers finalplay.

    - DE C.J. Ah You and DT Fred Robbins also contributed sacksfor the Rams.

    TE Billy Bajema

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    Overall Series: Series tied, 31-31-2

    Current Streak: Cardinals, seven games (2006-present)

    Rams Longest Streak: Six games (1999-2003)

    Cardinals Longest Streak: Eight games (2006-present)

    Regular Season Point Total: Rams 1,278 - Cardinals 1,244 Most Points, Rams: 46, Rams 46-14 (1985)

    Most Points, Cardinals: 48, Cardinals 48-19 (2007)

    Most Points, both teams: 68, Cardinals 41-27 (1988)

    Fewest Points, Rams: 0, three times, Cardinals 6-0 (1937),Cardinals 7-0 (1941), Cardinals 7-0 (1942)

    Fewest Points, Cardinals: 0, four times, Rams 24-0 (1939),Rams 14-0 (1939), Rams 21-0 (1945), Rams 21-0 (1979)

    Fewest Points, both teams: 6, Cardinals 6-0 (1937)


    2010 StatisticsRams (rank) Cardinals (rank)

    19.4 (26) Points Per Game 17.6 (29)317.1 (26) Total Offense 269.1 (31)104.3 (20) Rush Offense 78.0 (31)212.8 (20) Pass Offense 191.1 (30)31:28 (8) Time Of Possession Average 25:57 (32)21.0 (14t) Opponent Points Per Game 29.0 (31)

    342.9 (18t) Total Defense 395.8 (29)103.4 (13) Rush Defense 146.5 (31)239.5 (21) Pass Defense 249.3 (25)

    31/215 Sacks Made/Yards 21/1438/102 Interceptions By/Yards 11/208

    +4 (10t) Turnover Differential -9 (30)10.1 (13) Punt Return Average 6.1 (30)20.3 (28) Kickoff Return Average 25.5 (5)8.

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