NFL football, its culture and gameplay may have changed greatly since Tony Hunter was playing in the 1980s for the Los Angeles Rams – but last weekend certainly felt like old times. And if the ol’ Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum facilities weren’t quite up to the job of hosting 91,000-plus, so…? It was 91,000-plus at the ol’ Coliseum! And so what if L.A. Rams 2.0 yet again could not manage to score a touchdown, it says here we beat Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks.
Maybe best of all, it was done in those classic blue-and-yellows of the perpetual playoff-contending 70s and 80s Rams … nice.
Episode 2 of the Grueling Truth’s L.A. Rams Weekly Show has Tony optimistically co-hosting along with Grueling Truther Os Davis. In celebrating the win, Os gets Tony to go nostalgic and recall playing out here in La La Land in the well more politically conservative 80s.
Rams Weekly’s got kudos for the defense we’ve been expecting for months and gives appropriate props to Case Keenum’s pedestrian – but turnover-free! – offense. Also: What can be done to get Todd Gurley going? And the penalties. Yes, we talk about the penalties.
This weekend, it’s an oft-hobbling West-to-East Coast trip for our Rams. The scary-looking and mercurial Jameis Winston (with five TDs and five interceptions thrown in the first two games) with his Tampa Bay Buccaneers await. Tony and Os assess the Rams’ chances, with Os pointing out the one Ram who just might benefit from a Bucs weakness.
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