Mayfield Leads Rams to Dominant Victory
On Sunday, the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Denver Broncos 51-14, with quarterback Baker Mayfield leading the charge. This marked Mayfield’s best performance since joining the Rams on December 6th. Coach Sean McVay praised Mayfield’s efforts, stating, “I think probably better… He has been outstanding.”
Mayfield completed an impressive 24 out of 28 passes for 230 yards and two touchdowns. His completion rate of 85.7% was the second highest of his career and also set a Rams single-game completion percentage record. Mayfield heavily utilized his tight ends during the game, with Tyler Higbee having nine catches for 94 yards and two touchdowns.
Rams’ Offensive Success
The Rams scored on all but one of their drives, ultimately ending with a season-high 51 points. This marks the second time under Coach McVay that the Rams have not punted in a game. According to Elias Sports Bureau research, the Rams are only the fourth team since 1950 to score 50 points after averaging under 17 points in their previous games (minimum of 10 games played).
Mayfield’s leadership and competitiveness on the field were key factors in the Rams’ victory. Coach McVay noted, “He’s been great… He sees the field really well… He is able to have great communication, and today, things were really fluid and smooth.”
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