Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Richard Report: How Cowboys brought unexpected pressure to rattle Goff and dominate the Rams


Outcome: Cowboys (7-7) defeat Rams, 44-21 

Dallas defense dominated the Rams in Week 15:

  • Rams punted five times, turnover on downs once, intersection once

  • One first half touchdown, other two were in garbage time

  • Only three drives with a net yardage of over 50, and two of them were the fourth quarter garbage time drives

  • Season-high 13 pressure plays on blitzes by Dallas defense

  • Only allowed two explosive plays

  • Rams offense gained only 4.3 yards per attempt

Jared Goff was bad:

  • Two touchdowns, one INT, sacked twice

  • 284 yard, 64.7 pass completion, 84.1 QBR

  • Missed a TON of throws

Splash plays!

Antwaun Woods - 3

Chidobe Awuzie - 2

Jourdan Lewis - 2

Demarcus Lawrence - 2

Justin March - 2

Bright spot for Rams was Tyler Higbee, who caught 12 balls for 111 yards.

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