The St. Louis Rams compiled their first three victories this season by the end of Week 5.
While it took it the Rams nine more weeks to rack up their next three wins, there is probably not a more optimistic six-win team in the NFL.
Jeff Fisher's crew closes out the home schedule this Sunday with a pivotal Week 15 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings.
The Rams enter the contest riding a three-game winning streak, the franchise's longest since 2006 and second only to the Washington Redskins' current four-game streak as the longest in the NFC.
Both teams need a win to maintain their place in the conference playoff picture.
Here are the five keys to the game for St. Louis against Minnesota.