Rams upend Jags, go 4-0 in preseasonSep 2, 2011 - 2:47 AM Jacksonville, FL (Sports Network) - Thaddeus Lewis completed 12-of-15 passes for 164 yards and starter Sam Bradford threw for 133 yards and a touchdown on 7-of-11 passing to lead the St.Louis Rams to a 24-17 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the final preseason tuneup for both teams.
In addition to showing off his throwing prowess, Lewis also rushed three times for 15 yards, while Chase Reynolds rushed eight times for 16 yards and a score and Keith Toston added 11 yards and a touchdown. Starter Steven Jackson ran three times for seven yards.
Lance Kendricks led the air attack for the Rams, catching three passes for 73 yards and a touchdown, while Danario Alexander grabbed two balls for 48 yards and a long catch of 43 yards.
Kicker Josh Brown converted on his only field goal attempt.
First-round draft pick and Missouri standout Blaine Gabbert completed nine of his 18 passes for 132 yards for the Jaguars, while Luke McCown threw for 47 yards and a touchdown and starter David Garrard went 1-of-5 for 11 yards.
Deji Karim led the Jaguars ground attack with eight rushes for 58 yards, while starter Maurice Jones-Drew ran five times for 14 yards. Jamar Newsome led Jacksonville receivers with four catches for 83 yards and a long reception of 32 yards.
Josh Scobee connected on his lone field goal try for the Jaguars.
The teams exchanged scores in the opening half, before Toston pushed his way into the end zone from the Jacksonville one-yard line to put the Rams ahead 14-7.
Jacksonville answered with a Scobee field goal from 48 yards out to close out the third quarter.
The Rams put the game away in the fourth on a one-yard touchdown run by Reynolds and a late field goal from Brown to give the Rams a 24-17 win and perfect preseason.
The Jags open their 2011 season at home next weekend against their AFC South rivals, the Tennessee Titans, while the Rams will open with a home date against the Philadelphia Eagles.
- ST. LOUIS: 24
Sep 1 10:28 PM
- == Preseason == St. Louis Field Goal - 35-yarder by Josh Brown.
Rams 24, Jaguars 17 4th - 1:36Sep 1 10:20 PM
- == Preseason == Jacksonville Touchdown - 1-yard run by DuJuan Harris. (Josh Scobee kick).
Rams 21, Jaguars 17 4th - 9:02Sep 1 10:01 PM
- == Preseason == St. Louis Touchdown - 1-yard run by Chase Reynolds. (Josh Brown kick).
Rams 21, Jaguars 10 4th - 11:06Sep 1 9:52 PM
- ST. LOUIS: 14
End of 3rd
Sep 1 9:42 PM
- == Preseason == Jacksonville Field Goal - 48-yarder by Josh Scobee.
Rams 14, Jaguars 10 3rd - 3:44Sep 1 9:29 PM
- == Preseason == St. Louis Touchdown - 1-yard run by Keith Tolston. (Josh Brown kick).
Rams 14, Jaguars 7 3rd - 7:13Sep 1 9:20 PM
- ST. LOUIS: 7
Sep 1 8:54 PM
- == Preseason == Jacksonville Touchdown - 17-yard pass from Luke McCown to Cecil Short. (Josh
Rams 7, Jaguars 7 2nd - 3:46Sep 1 8:42 PM
- ST. LOUIS: 7
End of 1st
Sep 1 8:15 PM
- == Preseason == St. Louis Touchdown - 44-yard pass from Sam Bradford to Lance Kendricks. (Jo
Rams 7, Jaguars 0 1st - 5:12Sep 1 8:05 PM
- ST. LOUIS: 0
1st Quarter - 15:00
Sep 1 7:38 PM
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