Rams try to end 4-game skid with trip to struggling Jets


Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX

OPENING LINE - Jets by 2 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Los Angeles 3-3-2, New York 3-4-2

SERIES RECORD - Rams lead 9-4

LAST MEETING - Jets beat Rams 27-13, Nov. 18, 2012

LAST WEEK - Rams lost to Panthers 13-10; Jets lost to Dolphins 27-23

AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 27, Jets No. 28





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Rams looking to snap four-game losing streak and avoid first five-game skid since Weeks 9-13 of last season, when team finished 7-9. ... Los Angeles sticking with Case Keenum at QB over No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff. Keenum has thrown for 2,004 yards with nine TDs and 11 INTs this season. He had five TD throws and one INT with 122.2 rating in last two road games. ... RB Todd Gurley, last season's Offensive Rookie of Year, has yet to run for 100 yards in single game this season after rushing for 125 or more five times last season. Gurley sat out practice Wednesday with sore thigh. ... TE Lance Kendricks tied career high with seven catches last week, with 90 yards receiving. He needs two TD catches to tie Damone Johnson (1986-92) for most by Rams TE with 18. ... DT Aaron Donald has 25 sacks, including two last week, to lead NFL DTs since start of 2014 season. ... With one punt, Johnny Hekker will tie Sean Landeta for third most in franchise history with 380. ... WR-PR Tavon Austin needs one punt return for TD to tie LeRoy Irvin and Henry Ellard for most in franchise history with four. ... Jets planning to start QB Ryan Fitzpatrick as long as sprained left knee feels healthy enough for him to play. If not, second-year QB Bryce Petty would get first NFL start. Fitzpatrick began career with Rams as seventh-round pick out of Harvard in 2005. ... RB Matt Forte has 349 yards from scrimmage and five TDs in last three games. Forte ranks seventh in NFL with 634 yards rushing. Looks for fourth straight game with TD run. ... WR Brandon Marshall surpassed Torry Holt (920) for 19th on NFL's career list with 922 receptions. He's caught at least one pass in 153 straight games, second on active list to Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald (187). ... Rookie WR Jalin Marshall had first career TD catch last week. ... Ben Ijalana replaces LT Ryan Clady, who was placed on IR this week with shoulder injury. ... Leonard Williams leads Jets and ranks second among AFC DLs with six sacks. He's tied for second in NFL with 10 tackles for loss. ... Fantasy Tip: Temper expectations for Gurley, who faces defense that has allowed 81 yards rushing per game, fourth-best mark in NFL.


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