Bradford, Rams end preseason with win over RavensAug 31, 2012 - 2:27 AM St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Sam Bradford tossed a trio of touchdown passes and the St. Louis Rams beat the Baltimore Ravens, 31-17, as both teams closed out their preseason schedules Thursday at Edward Jones Dome.
Bradford went 11-of-16 for 175 yards while playing the majority of the first half in the Rams' final tune up before they begin their regular season on Sunday, Sept. 9 in Detroit against the Lions.
Stephen Jackson rushed for 23 yards on six carries, rookie Isaiah Pead finished with 58 yards on 10 carries and Danny Amedola hauled in two passes for 31 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown grab.
Janoris Jenkins, the 39th-overall selection in April's draft, returned an interception 76 yards for a touchdown for the Rams.
Tyrod Taylor connected on 8-of-12 passes for 58 yards, as starter Joe Flacco spent the game on the sidelines in preparation for Baltimore's season-opener on Monday, Sept. 10 when it hosts fellow AFC North member Cincinnati.
Curtis Painter was picked off three times in backup duties, but finished 19- of-31 for 193 yards and two touchdowns. Bernard Pierce, who started with Ray Rice resting on the sidelines, rushed eight times for 27 yards.
Rookie Deonte Thompson hauled in six passes for 68 yards and a touchdown.
- BALTIMORE: 17
ST. LOUIS: 31
Aug 30 10:15 PM
- == Preseason == Baltimore Touchdown - 11-yard pass from Curtis Painter to Deonte Thompson. (
Ravens 17, Rams 31 4th - 6:25Aug 30 9:52 PM
- == Preseason == St. Louis Field Goal - 59-yarder by Greg Zuerlein.
Ravens 10, Rams 31 4th - 14:07Aug 30 9:34 PM
- BALTIMORE: 10
ST. LOUIS: 28
End of 3rd
Aug 30 9:30 PM
- == Preseason == Baltimore Field Goal - 49-yarder by Justin Tucker.
Ravens 10, Rams 28 3rd - 1:13Aug 30 9:29 PM
- == Preseason == Baltimore Touchdown - 7-yard pass from Curtis Painter to Billy Bajema. (Just
Ravens 7, Rams 28 3rd - 6:20Aug 30 9:09 PM
- == Preseason == St. Louis Touchdown - 76-yard interception return by Janoris Jenkins. (Greg
Ravens 0, Rams 28 3rd - 13:22Aug 30 8:54 PM
- BALTIMORE: 0
ST. LOUIS: 21
Aug 30 8:33 PM
- == Preseason == St. Louis Touchdown - 9-yard pass from Sam Bradford to Michael Hoomanawanui.
Ravens 0, Rams 21 2nd - 6:59Aug 30 8:14 PM
- BALTIMORE: 0
ST. LOUIS: 14
End of 1st
Aug 30 7:49 PM
- == Preseason == St. Louis Touchdown - 14-yard pass from Sam Bradford to Austin Pettis. (Greg
Ravens 0, Rams 7 1st - 3:07Aug 30 7:36 PM
- BALTIMORE: 0
ST. LOUIS: 0
1st Quarter - 15:00
Aug 30 7:10 PM
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