Rams' streak comes despite offensive struggles

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 13, 2012 at 5:36 pm •  Published: December 13, 2012
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Bradford zeroed in on the Rams' inability to extend drives. St. Louis is fourth-worst in the NFL in converting on third downs. In a 15-12 victory at Buffalo in their last game, the Rams went three-and-out on four of their first five possessions. They had four plays in the other drive.

Only once in the second half did they fail to get a first down on a possession, aside from kneeling on the final play of the game.

"It's something that we seem to look at every week," Bradford said. "I think to convert on third down it takes 11 guys doing their job. There's just a lot of times that we don't have all 11 guys on the same page, and that's what we're working to get."

Buffalo slowed the Rams' running attack in the first half and that changing the approach he wanted to take. But, both players and coaches repeatedly said that the Rams are doing a fine job hurting themselves on offense.

"Again, it comes down to execution. We're not going to change our approach," he said. "We need to tighten some things up. That's kind of been the message this week is to tighten things up from a fundamental standpoint, a technique standpoint."