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Rams hope to stay alive in playoff race

Dec 24, 2006 - 5:51 PM Washington (5-9) at St. Louis (6-8) Sunday 1:00 pm EST

ST. LOUIS (Ticker) -- Marc Bulger, Torry Holt and Steven Jackson are headed to the Pro Bowl. They would rather be going to the playoffs.

The St. Louis Rams hope to stay alive in the playoff race when they host the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

The Rams trail Philadelphia (8-6), the New York Giants (7-7) and Atlanta (7-7) in the battle for the two wild-card spots in the NFC.

St. Louis lost seven of eight games before posting a 20-0 victory over the Oakland Raiders last week. The Rams forced five turnovers, including three interceptions, and Jackson rushed for 127 yards and two touchdowns.

Jackson was named to the Pro Bowl for the first time on Tuesday. He leads the NFC with 1,916 yards from scrimmage, rushing for 1,236 yards and nine touchdowns and catching 82 passes for 680 yards.

Bulger was selected to the Pro Bowl for the second time. He is second in the NFC with 3,665 passing yards and has 19 touchdowns with eight interceptions.

Holt was named to the Pro Bowl for the sixth time. He has eclipsed 1,000 yards for the last seven years, catching 80 passes for 1,044 yards and 10 touchdowns this season.

But Rams defensive end Leonard Little, who is among the league leaders with 12 sacks, was snubbed.

The Redskins have been eliminated from postseason contention, but they looked like a playoff team last week, posting a 16-10 victory over first-place New Orleans.

Washington rushed for 161 yards, Jason Campbell threw for 204 yards, including a 31-yard touchdown to Santana Moss, and Shaun Suisham kicked three field goals.

The Redskins also held Pro Bowl quarterback Drew Brees without a touchdown pass and limited rookie Reggie Bush to 14 yards on seven carries and five catches for 19 yards.

Cornerback Carlos Rogers had an interception and batted down a pass in the end zone late in the fourth quarter to preserve the win.

Since signing a contract extension, Washington's Ladell Betts rushed for a career-high 171 yards in a loss to Philadelphia and 119 yards in the win at New Orleans.

The Redskins had just one player named to the Pro Bowl - left tackle Chris Samuels. It was the fourth selection for Samuels.

Clinton Portis rushed for 136 yards and two touchdowns in the Redskins' 24-9 win here over the Rams last December. Fullback Rock Cartwright added a career-high 118 yards on just nine carries.









  • TD STL STEVEN JACKSON 21 YD RUN





    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 4:27 PM


  • NFL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH
    --- --- --- ---
    WASHINGTON 7 14 7 3
    ST LOUIS 0 14 14 3
    OT TOTAL
    --- -----
    WASHINGTON 0 31
    ST LOUIS 6 37 FINAL IN OVERTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: WAS - TD, T.J. DUCKETT 5 YD RUN (SHAUN
    SUISHAM KICK), 8:19

    Dec 24 4:27 PM


  • NFL
    TD STL
    STEVEN JACKSON 21 YD RUN
    WASHINGTON 31
    ST LOUIS 37 8:27 LEFT, 1ST OT

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    WASHINGTON 31
    ST LOUIS 31 0:00 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Dec 24 4:10 PM
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  • FG WAS SHAUN SUISHAM 52 YD





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    FG WAS
    SHAUN SUISHAM 52 YD
    WASHINGTON 31
    ST LOUIS 31 3:21 LEFT, 4TH QTR

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  • FG STL JEFF WILKINS 21 YD

    Bulger 29-yard run to Washington 29; Bulger 15-yard pass to Bruce on 3rd-and-5 to Washington 9.






    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 3:41 PM


  • CORRECTION
    NFL FG STL
    JEFF WILKINS 21 YD
    WASHINGTON 28
    ST LOUIS 31 7:57 LEFT, 4TH QTR

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  • FG STL JEFF WILKINS 21 YD





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    NFL FG STL
    JEFF WILKINS 21 YD
    WASHINGTON 21
    ST LOUIS 31 1:49 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 3:38 PM



  • FG STL JEFF WILKINS 21 YD





    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 3:34 PM


  • NFL
    FG STL
    JEFF WILKINS 21 YD
    WASHINGTON 28
    ST LOUIS 31 7:57 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 3:34 PM



  • TD STL STEPHEN DAVIS 10 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 3:13 PM



  • TD STL STEPHEN DAVIS 10 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







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  • TD STL STEPHEN DAVIS 10 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







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    TD STL
    STEPHEN DAVIS 10 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER
    (JEFF WILKINS KICK)
    WASHINGTON 28
    ST LOUIS 28 1:49 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 3:13 PM



  • TD STL STEVEN JACKSON 64 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







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  • TD STL STEVEN JACKSON 64 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







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  • TD STL STEVEN JACKSON 64 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







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    TD STL
    STEVEN JACKSON 64 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER
    (JEFF WILKINS KICK)
    WASHINGTON 28
    ST LOUIS 21 6:30 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 3:01 PM



  • TD WAS LADELL BETTS 7 YD RUN (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)






    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 2:52 PM



  • TD WAS LADELL BETTS 7 YD RUN (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)






    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 2:52 PM


  • NFL
    TD WAS
    LADELL BETTS 7 YD RUN
    (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)
    WASHINGTON 28
    ST LOUIS 14 8:49 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 2:52 PM


  • NFL
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WASHINGTON 7 14 21
    ST LOUIS 0 14 14 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: WAS - TD, T.J. DUCKETT 5 YD RUN (SHAUN
    SUISHAM KICK), 8:19. Drive: 10
    plays, 78 yards in 5:37. Key plays:
    Betts 11-yard run to Washington 33;
    Campbell 10-yard pass to Cooley to
    Washington

    Dec 24 2:28 PM



  • TD WAS CHRIS COOLEY 9 YD PASS FROM JASON CAMPBELL (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)







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  • TD WAS CHRIS COOLEY 9 YD PASS FROM JASON CAMPBELL (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)







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  • TD WAS CHRIS COOLEY 9 YD PASS FROM JASON CAMPBELL (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)







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    TD WAS
    CHRIS COOLEY 9 YD PASS FROM JASON CAMPBELL
    (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)
    WASHINGTON 21
    ST LOUIS 14 0:21 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 2:25 PM



  • TD WAS LADELL BETTS 6 YD RUN (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)






    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 2:09 PM



  • TD WAS LADELL BETTS 6 YD RUN (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)






    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 2:09 PM


  • NFL
    TD WAS
    LADELL BETTS 6 YD RUN
    (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)
    WASHINGTON 14
    ST LOUIS 14 6:14 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 2:09 PM



  • TD STL DOMINIQUE BYRD 27 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 1:57 PM



  • TD STL DOMINIQUE BYRD 27 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 1:57 PM



  • TD STL DOMINIQUE BYRD 27 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 1:57 PM


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    TD STL
    DOMINIQUE BYRD 27 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER
    (JEFF WILKINS KICK)
    WASHINGTON 7
    ST LOUIS 14 9:49 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 1:57 PM



  • TD STL ISAAC BRUCE 10 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 1:46 PM



  • TD STL ISAAC BRUCE 10 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







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  • TD STL ISAAC BRUCE 10 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER (JEFF WILKINS KICK)







    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 1:46 PM


  • NFL
    TD STL
    ISAAC BRUCE 10 YD PASS FROM MARC BULGER
    (JEFF WILKINS KICK)
    WASHINGTON 7
    ST LOUIS 7 12:55 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 1:46 PM


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    END, 1ST QTR 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WASHINGTON 7 7
    ST LOUIS 0 0 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: WAS - TD, T.J. DUCKETT 5 YD RUN (SHAUN
    SUISHAM KICK), 8:19. Drive: 10
    plays, 78 yards in 5:37. Key plays:
    Betts 11-yard run to Washington 33;
    Campbell 10-yard pass to Cooley to
    Washing

    Dec 24 1:35 PM



  • TD WAS T.J. DUCKETT 5 YD RUN (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)






    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 1:17 PM



  • TD WAS T.J. DUCKETT 5 YD RUN (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)






    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 1:17 PM


  • NFL
    TD WAS
    T.J. DUCKETT 5 YD RUN
    (SHAUN SUISHAM KICK)
    WASHINGTON 7
    ST LOUIS 0 6:41 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Washington vs. RamsDec 24 1:17 PM