LOS ANGELES—The Buffalo Bills ended the Los Angeles Rams three game winning streak with a 30-19 victory on Sunday, October 9 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. A combination of turnovers and a potent Bills rushing attack were responsible for the Rams loss, L.A. falls to (3-2) with the loss.
Buffalo’s Defensive Back and USC alumni, Nickell Roby-Coleman returned a 41-yard yard Case Keenum interception to the house. The go-ahead touchdown gave the Bills a 23-16 lead.
The Rams defensive line struggled due in large part to being without 3 starters on the line. As a result, Bills Running Back LeSean McCoy in particular, had 150 yards on the ground and the Bills gained 193 yards in total.
Over 83,000 fans witnessed the Rams first touchdown since December 1979, at the Coliseum. A 1-yard TD run courtesey of Todd Gurley, who ran for 72 yards. Unfortunately, costly turnovers and questionable coaching decisions led to their downfall. Rams QB Case Keenum went 21 of 31, 271 yards and had two fatal interceptions.
The Rams were in the middle of a long drive to tie the game, converting two improbable third down conversions, placing the ball at the Bills 4-yard line. Rather than going for the touchdown, Head Coach Jeff Fisher went the safe route and settled for a field goal, over the fans protest.
The final nail in the coffin occurred with 3:41 remaining in the game. Facing a fourth and five, the Rams attempted a fake punt which went terribly. The Bills defenders swarmed Bradley Marquez, and tackled him for a loss. The Buffalo Bills have now won three consecutive games.
Next Sunday, the Los Angeles Rams visit the Detroit Lions from Ford Field, kickoff is at 10:00a.m.