December 04, 2014

ST. LOUIS (1-0) at WASHINGTON (0-1)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Rams by 2 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Rams 1-0, Redskins 0-1

SERIES RECORD - Redskins lead 24-13-1

LAST MEETING - Rams beat Redskins 24-0, Dec. 7, 2014

LAST WEEK - Rams beat Seahawks 34-31, OT; Redskins lost to Dolphins 17-10

AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 11, Redskins No. 28

RAMS OFFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (23), PASS (10).

RAMS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (9), PASS (15).

REDSKINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (3), PASS (21).

REDSKINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (24), PASS (24).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - In past two starts against Washington (when he was with Eagles), Rams QB Nick Foles is 2-0, going 44 for 67 for 623 yards, three TDs and zero interceptions. ... In OT victory over two-time NFC champ Seattle, Foles was 18 for 27 for 297 yards, one score and no picks, for 115.8 passer rating. ... Key matchup is Rams WR-PR Tavon Austin against Redskins special teams. Austin returned punt 75 yards for touchdown last week, in addition to 16-yard TD run; last time he faced Washington, he had 78-yard punt return for TD. Redskins, meanwhile, gave up 69-yard return TD to Miami's Jarvis Landry in their Week 1 loss. ... DT Aaron Donald had two of Rams' six sacks against Seahawks. Donald has at least one sack in seven of his past eight games. ... Redskins QB Kirk Cousins threw two interceptions in loss to Dolphins last week, raising career total to 21 picks in 15 NFL games, along with 19 TD passes. ... RB Alfred Morris gained 121 yards on 25 carries against Miami. ... Fantasy: Redskins TE Jordan Reed looks to be Cousins' favorite target, especially with DeSean Jackson unavailable, and had seven catches and TD last week; Rams RB Benny Cunningham had career-high 122 yards from scrimmage in Week 1, with 45 rushing and 77 receiving.

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