Under the lights of the modern SoFi Stadium, Los Angeles Rams they shone like one more Hollywood star when this Sunday they defeated 34-24 to the NFL champions, the Tampa Bay Buccanneers.
In the only game of the week involving two undefeated teams and which can be considered as a precursor to the NFC final, Matthew Stafford He looked like the elite quarterback for whom the organization decided to mortgage part of its future by trading two global top picks in exchange for his talent.
Stafford finished the afternoon with 343 yards and four touchdown passes. Stafford joined Kurt Warner as the only quarterback in the organization’s history with nine or more touchdowns in the first three games of a season.
While is true that Los Angeles Rams They decided to go for Stafford to look for the Vince Lombardi trophy and not just a victory over the Bucs, the way they displayed their actions is a moral triumph and a stroke of authority in the National Conference.
Tom Brady who for the first time in 22 seasons played an NFL game in Los Angeles could not help his team maintain the unbeaten 10 games they dragged from last season when they won the Super Bowl in Tampa Bay.
Brady came home with 432 passing yards and a touchdown, added another on the ground. Next Sunday the best quarterback in history will return to Foxborough to play against the Pats on the old grounds where he began to walk within the NFL.
Brady reached 80,000 yards in his career.
The Bucs left behind becoming the first team in NFL history to string together nine wins with at least 30 points on the board.
Cooper Kupp had an afternoon of nine receptions for 96 yards and two touchdown receptions.
Los Angeles was always in control of the game. They went to halftime with a seven-point advantage and that in the Sean McVay era is a guarantee of victory. On 39 occasions the Rams have led the locker room to rest at halftime, they have never been rallied.
DeSean Jakcon had three receptions for 120 yards including a 75-yard touchdown. It was the ninth score of 75 or more yards in Jackson’s career.
The Rams host the Cardinals in another undefeated game next week.