The Rams’ defense put up one more outstanding efficiency in the 24-10 triumph over the Bears on “Monday Evening Football.”
Setting the condition front for LA was previous Chicago defensive end Leonard Floyd, who had 6 deals with, including 2 sacks and also three appeal Bears quarterback Nick Foles. The Rams sacked Foles 4 times as well as kept the 2018 Super Dish MVP under pressure all night long, forcing a pair of interceptions in the 2nd half.
The initial interception can be found in completion area on an incredible play by Troy Hillside to tip the sphere to colleague Taylor Rapp. That turnover brought about an LA goal to take a 24-3 lead late in the third quarter. The second interception was made by Jalen Ramsey, that snagged his very first pick of the season with 3:13 left in the 4th quarter to seal the win.
Both groups flaunted strong protective performances coming into the game, but LA’s tempo made the difference: The Rams were able to wear down and confuse Chicago with activities and also development changes. Jared Goff completed the night finishing 23 of 33 passes (69.7 percent) for 219 lawns as well as 2 touchdowns. Running backs Darrell Henderson Jr. and Malcom Brown integrated for 25 brings for 121 backyards and also a goal. It wasn’t anything as well showy, yet it sufficed to put up points versus a tough Chicago defense.
Probably the biggest influence can be found in the punting video game: Johnny Hekker single-handedly won the field placement fight for the Rams, netting 221 lawns on five punts (44.2 yards per punt). All 5 of his punts landed inside the 10-yard line, while 2 landed inside the 5 and one more 63-yarder was downed at the 1. That established LA’s defense up for success all night long as well as provided the crime useful area setting throughout the evening.
The lone Bears goal began a fumble recovery by Bears security Eddie Jackson to make it 24-10 in the 4th quarter, however it was too little too late for Chicago.
The Rams (5-2) are currently connected for 2nd with the Cardinals in the piled NFC West, half a game behind the Seahawks. The Bears (5-2) are currently half a game behind the Packers in the NFC North.
Bears vs. Rams live updates, highlights from ‘Monday Night Football’
(All times are Eastern)
11:22 p.m. — FINAL: Rams 24, Bears 10.
11:11 p.m. — LA’s crime goes three-and-out, however Hekker does it once more with a punting to the Chicago 5-yard line with 2:43 to play. The Rams should just punt every play. It has been electric stuff from the veteran tonight.
11:06 p.m. — INTERCEPTION, RAMS. The pass thrill forces a topple by Foles, and Jalen Ramsey gets the easy pick. LA takes over at the Chicago 39-yard line with 3:13 to play.
11:01 p.m. — Chicago’s protection obtains the three-and-out they need. Hekker is able to turn the field once more, though, with a 63-yard punting completely to the Bears’ 6-yard line, 5:08 to play.
10:56 p.m.– TOUCHDOWN, BIRTHS. Well, Chicago finally enters the end area as Eddie Jackson recovers a fumble as well as trots it in. It’s currently 24-10 with 7:30 remaining.
10:53 p.m.– TURN OVER ON DOWNS, BEARS. Justin Hollins sacks Foles on fourth-and-goal and also once again Chicago fails to obtain points. LA takes control of at its 12-yard line with 9:06 to play.
10:45 p.m.– A 42-yard pass on the very first play of the drive from Foles to Allen Robinson has the Bears back in the red zone.
10:42 p.m.– BLOCKED BASKET, RAMS. Roy Robertson-Harris gets a hand on Sloman’s 48-yard basket attempt. That has to do with the only point to go right for Chicago on that side of the ball. Bears take control of at their 30-yard line with 12:45 remaining.
10:37 p.m.– END OF 3Q: Rams 24, Bears 3. LA has it, first-and-15 at the Chicago 37-yard line to start the fourth quarter.
10:35 p.m.– Phone call is overturned on this lovely one-handed catch by Anthony Miller. Chicago can not transform on fourth-and-1 though. LA gets the ball back at the Chicago 32-yard line with just seconds left in the 3rd quarter.
10:26 p.m.– GOAL, RAMS. Goff strikes Gerald Everett for a 12-yard goal and also this one is leaving hand. LA leads 24-3 with 1:34 left in the 3rd quarter.
10:18 p.m.– INTERCEPTION, BEARS. The Bears had their ideal drive of the video game going, but Foles is picked off in the long run zone by Taylor Rapp after a heads-up play to tip the ball by Troy Hill. LA takes over at its 20-yard line with 5:07 left in the 3rd quarter.
10:11 p.m.– TOUCHDOWN, RAMS. Malcom Brown punches it in from 1 lawn out. LA leads 17-3 with 8:06 staying in the 3rd quarter.
10:00 p.m.– Absolutely absolutely nothing choosing Chicago there. Rub O’Donnell punts from his very own goal line as well as LA takes over at its 45-yard line, 10:27 left in the 3rd quarter.
9:56 p.m.– Rams need to punt on their opening ownership after a Khalil Mack sack. This is the very best one Hekker has had all night, as it’s downed at the Chicago 1-yard line– his 3rd inside the 10 tonight. There’s 11:49 left in the third quarter.
9:49 p.m.– We’re back, as Goff leads the Rams’ infraction out for their first drive of the second half.
9:35 p.m.– HALF: Rams 10, Bears 3. Chicago decreases to utilize its last timeout after getting a stop on 3rd down which’ll do it. LA will certainly get the round to start the 2nd half.
9:33 p.m.– Timeout, Rams. LA uses its second timeout of the fifty percent with 35 secs staying, first-and-10 at its 29-yard line.
9:30 p.m.– Sack No. 2! This time around Leonard Floyd reaches Foles to finish the Chicago hazard. LA gets it back at its 10-yard line with 1:08 left in the half.
9:26 p.m.– Two-minute warning. Chicago has the sphere, third-and-10 at the Rams’ 43-yard line. Aaron Donald just obtained the very first sack of the game for either group two plays prior.
9:17 p.m.– FIELD GOAL, RAMS. Chicago’s protection holds after the large play as well as limitations LA to a 22-yard Samuel Sloman basket. Rams expand their lead to 10-3 with 4:55 left in the first fifty percent.
9:15 p.m.– A big play on a pass from Goff to Johnny Mundt gains 34 lawns and obtains LA to the Chicago 17-yard line.
9:12 p.m.– Chicago goes for it on fourth-and-short, however a false beginning on a quarterback sneak transforms it right into fourth-and-5 and also the Bears will certainly punt. Rams take control of at their 38-yard line with 8:05 left in the fifty percent.
9:04 p.m.– Rams delay out, yet an additional nice punt from Hekker gives the Bears the ball at their 10-yard line with 9:05 left in the first fifty percent.
8:55 p.m.– FIELD GOAL, BEARS. Cairo Santos strikes from 42 backyards out as well as Chicago is lastly on the board, down 7-3 with 14:13 left in the 2nd quarter.
8:52 p.m.– END OF 1Q: Rams 7, Bears 0. Chicago has the sphere, third-and-6 at the LA 27-yard line to start the 2nd quarter.
8:48 p.m.– Foles throws one up for newbie tight end Cole Kmet, that grabs it for a 38-yard gain. Chicago is currently in LA region.
8:44 p.m.– GOAL, RAMS. Jared Goff strikes Josh Reynolds for a 4-yard touchdown. LA takes a 7-0 lead with 3:57 left in the first quarter.
8:36 p.m.– Bears go three-and-out and also punt it right back. Rams will certainly begin this drive at their 48-yard line with 6:35 staying in the first quarter.
8:31 p.m.– Rams can not convert as well as have to punt from plus area. Johnny Hekker succeeds though to land it at the Chicago 7-yard line; it’s Bears sphere with 7:55 left in the initial quarter.
8:30 p.m.– Timeout, Rams. LA uses its very first timeout to prevent a delay of game. It’s third-and-4, ball at the 40-yard line with 8:36 left in the very first quarter.
8:21 p.m.– The Rams obtain a good pass thrill on that particular drive and also the Bears have to punt from near midfield. LA gets the sphere at its 10-yard line for its initial belongings of the video game.
8:16 p.m.– Chicago gets the round to start and Nick Foles will certainly lead the Bears’ violation out for the opening drive.
Bears vs. Rams start time
- Kickoff: 8:15 p.m. ET
- TV channel (national): ESPN
- Live stream: ESPN app, fuboTV