Matthew Stafford Makes Private Historical past In Newest Rams Win

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Matthew Stafford #9 of the Los Angeles Rams throws the ball in the first quarter of the game against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium on December 13, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona.
(Photograph by Christian Petersen/Getty Photographs)

 

Matthew Stafford appears to be having fun with the second act of his NFL profession with the Los Angeles Rams.

His workforce is 9-4 following a win Monday evening towards the Arizona Cardinals and thus proper again within the combine for the highest spot within the NFC playoff race.

Stafford has at all times been somebody who put up nice stats.

However his Detroit Lions groups had been by no means excellent and the stats ended up being slightly pointless within the larger image.

That’s not the case this season and Stafford lastly being on a great workforce allowed him to beat a private hurdle Monday evening.

The win marked the primary time Stafford ever took down a workforce who was a minimum of 5 video games over .500.

Such a win normally is tough, however the truth he was 0-17 towards such groups was a surprising mark.

Taking part in on a contender within the Rams helps change the narrative of Stafford’s profession.

 

An Necessary Victory

Stafford threw three touchdowns Monday evening to get the Rams to 9-4 and one sport behind the Cardinals within the NFC West.

They’re additionally one sport again of first within the NFC, which at the moment includes a tie atop the convention between Arizona, Tampa Bay, and Inexperienced Bay.

The Rams began 7-1 and proceeded to lose three in a row.

Whereas that streak did appear to be a nasty omen, each within the NFL has a minimum of three losses this 12 months.

Parity is reigning supreme and the Rams now have 4 video games to climb again atop the convention.

Stafford ought to have excessive expectations in 2021 with the Rams.

However simply getting over the small hurdle of beating a workforce with such a fantastic report for the primary time in his profession needs to be one thing he celebrates.

The aim now’s profitable a playoff sport for the primary time.



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