Less than two weeks later Jared Goff He broke his thumb at Lumen Field, the Los Angeles Rams midfielder returned to Seattle, knocked off the bench and led the Rams to a spunky 30-20 victory over Division Champion Seahawks in the Wild Cards match on Saturday.
The win avenges a Week 16 loss to the Seahawks that prevented Ramez from playing for the NFC West title and advancing Los Angeles to the next round of playoffs.
Ramez will play the first-seeded Green Bay Packers next weekend if the New Orleans Saints beat the visiting Chicago Bears on Sunday. Should the Bears win, Ramez will play the winner of the football team match in Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington on Saturday.
The Rams ‘victory broke the Seahawks’ series of 10 straight wins on the field, which was the third longest streak in NFL history after the season. Fans were not allowed to attend Saturday’s match due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
With Goff continuing to recover from December 28th surgery on his thumb in his hand, John Wolford He started his second career on Saturday. However, he ended abruptly with 5:40 to play in the first quarter.
Wolford sprinted to a 2-yard gain in a determined race, but suffered a neck injury when he was treated and taken to a local hospital for precautionary measures. Wolford was later released and celebrated with the team in the locker room after the match, according to Rams coach Sean McVeigh.
With a small bandage on his surgically repaired thumb, he entered the game hollow and completed 9 of 19 passes for 155 yards and down as the Rams broke the two-match streak without an offensive score.
Running back Cam Akers He lunted 131 yards – the most rookie Ramez player in playoff history – and landed on 28 wagons and also caught two passes of 45 yards.
Cornerback rams Darius Williams Screen reading by Wilson, he intercepted a pass and brought it back 42 yards for a touchline to give Rams a 13-3 lead in the second quarter. At the league level, there have been 784 screen passes targeting wide receivers this regular season and without interceptions, according to ESPN Statistics and Information Research.
Williams was chosen as his third against Wilson and his fifth this season.
In the second half, the Rams managed to tie Wilson with a single touchdown pass despite having scored twice in the NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Aaron Donald He left the match early in the third quarter due to a rib injury. Donald returned to the sideline but did not enter the match again.
Wilson was fired five times and finished 11 of 27 lanes for 174 yards and two touchdowns, both to Metcalf.