Postgame Notes: Rams vs. Packers (8/17/13)

Posted Aug 17, 2013

-       The St. Louis Rams fell to the Green Bay Packers, 19-17.Tonight’s game marked the fourth preseason match-up between the two squads. With the win, the Packers increase their series lead 3-1.
-       QB Sam Bradford saw action in the first three drives of the game. He completed 8-of-12 passes for 156 yards, including a long of 57 yards.
-       QB Kellen Clemens took the field after Bradford and completed two passes for 27 yards.
-       QB Austin Davis saw action next and led the team 74 yards down the field for the only scoring drive of the night. Davis connected with WR Nick Johnson on a 26-yard touchdown pass. He completed seven-of-15 passes for 144 yards, including a 30-yard long on the night.
-       RB Isaiah Pead earned the start, and took his first rush of the day for 11 yards. Pead led the team with 11 rushes for 20 yards.
-       RB Daryl Richardson started off with a 24-yard reception from Bradford, but did not receive any carries.
-       RB Benny Cunningham rushed six times for 19 yards.
-       WR Chris Givens hauled in a 57-yard pass from Bradford. Marks Givens’ second 50-plus yard pass in as many games. He is averaging 34.75 yards, per catch, after notching four receptions for 139 yards in the first two preseason contests.
-       Rookie WR Tavon Austin caught his first NFL pass on a 9-yard pass from Bradford. Austin led the team in receptions with four for 28 yards.
-       WR Nick Johnson hauled in a 26-yard touchdown reception, his first touchdown of his career.
-       WR Andrew Helmick saw his first NFL action and hauled in a 30-yard reception from Davis.
-       TE Jared Cook connected with Bradford on a 37-yard reception, his first catch as a Ram.
-       DE Robert Quinn sacked Packers QB Aaron Rodgers for a 9-yard loss.
-       DE Gerald Rivers chased down Packers QB Graham Harrell, tackling him at the sideline.
-       P Johnny Hekker punted four times for 198 yards, a 49.5-yard average and 43.8-yard net. Hekker tallied a long of 55 yards and placed two punts inside the 20 yard line.
-       Rookie P Brett Baer punted one time for 43 yards.
-       According to press box statistics, CB Trumaine Johnson, CB Cortland Finnegan, LB Alec Ogletree and LB Josh Hull each tallied four solo tackles, splitting the team lead four ways.

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