It seemed just like the Buffalo Payments and Los Angeles Rams had themselves a contest heading into halftime, however the Payments got here out within the second half and made a press release.
Each side of the ball had been spectacular, and Buffalo definitely seems just like the Tremendous Bowl contender we thought they could possibly be. Beating down the defending Tremendous Bowl champions in “their home” will solely add to that hype.
Buffalo’s protection was completely stifling although, particularly within the second half.
The 2 groups went into halftime tied at 10, so it was actually anyone’s recreation. Matthew Stafford had discovered triple-crown receiver Cooper Kupp for a nifty landing within the second quarter and Josh Allen had discovered Gabriel Davis for a 26-yard floater the quarter earlier than.
It actually may have gone both method, and with Stafford, Kupp, and Sean McVay on the opposite sideline, it could not have been shocking if the Rams got here out of the locker room able to put some extra factors on the board.
They might have come out with that intention, however the Payments completely shut them down in quarters three and 4.
The Rams did not rating once more. Not even a area aim.
The Payments compelled two punts in a row popping out of halftime after which picked off Stafford twice within the two subsequent drives. In all, Stafford threw three interceptions towards Buffalo, in comparison with just one passing landing. On the opposite facet, Josh Allen threw two interceptions of his personal, however nonetheless managed to torch the Rams’ protection together with his arm throwing three landing passes and operating one in.
The second half was the story for Buffalo, however the total defensive stats are simply as spectacular.
Buffalo held the Rams to simply 243 whole yards of offense, together with simply 52 on the bottom.
It was dominant. It was a beatdown.