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The St. Louis Rams halted Kendall Wright’s six-game streak of five-catch performances. Wright was targeted five times and caught three for 69 yards.
St. Louis didn’t surrender any passing touchdowns, and Wright was the only guy to top 30 yards receiving for the Tennessee Titans, but the defensive backs must also shoulder some of the blame for Chris Johnson’s vintage rushing day.
His second touchdown, for example, would not have happened—at least, not on that carry—had Rodney McLeod taken a different angle to push him out of bounds. Why would Tennessee opt to chuck the ball if it were able to run it so successfully?
McLeod did come up with a fourth-quarter interception to help the cause, though. The Rams were unable to even gain field position with it; they got the ball on their own 21 and gave it back on their own 19.