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2001 Ram offense: running the ball

July 10, 2018 06:25AM
I have watched a few 2001 games recently---and I had always thought they were the best offense ever.
However, they couldn't run the ball consistently, not counting draws, almost ever (excepting NFCC games). Ya, Faulk was great, but the interior 3 couldn't get the job done most of the time---game after game you find this forced Warner-Martz into short passes (see the end of the year when Warner got hurt; they could not run against Atlanta...)

Yes, yes, I see Faulk's running stats for 2001--but, watch the games against good defenses.Tampa, Giants and others took away the running game and forced the Rams to pass and they rack up 15 and 17 points...taht is not #1 offense of all time quality....not near it, either. That is why the Vikings in 1998 and Redskins in 1983 were way more consistent and scored more points to boot against quality oppenents.

2017 Rams are funner for me to watch than the 2001 trick you offense...
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Rampage2K-255July 05, 2018 11:30AM

  Re: 1950 Rams #7 all time most powerful offense

waterfield85July 05, 2018 11:43AM

  Re: 1950 Rams #7 all time most powerful offense

Rampage2K-66July 05, 2018 11:59AM

  Re: 1950 Rams #7 all time most powerful offense

BeachBoy42July 06, 2018 11:16AM

  Re: 1950 Rams #7 all time most powerful offense

Classicalwit33July 11, 2018 05:01AM

  Guess who came in at #1 ???

Rampage2K-183July 05, 2018 12:00PM

  Both 2000 and 2001 were better IMO

Atlantic Ram65July 06, 2018 07:18PM

  2001 Ram offense: running the ball

Steve48July 10, 2018 06:25AM

  Re: Both 2000 and 2001 were better IMO

LMU9338July 11, 2018 04:37AM

  Re: Both 2000 and 2001 were better IMO

Steve18July 15, 2018 04:06AM

  It was the uni's and the Lombardi that put them over the top....

Rampage2K-29July 11, 2018 10:32AM

  How can everyone over look 2007? I was AT the game in Tampa..

Ramgator41July 15, 2018 04:15AM

  you wanta know why that was..

zn42July 15, 2018 04:47AM

  No, we don't. Nm

Speedball8922July 15, 2018 09:16AM

  Re: you wanta know why that was..

LMU9320July 16, 2018 03:50AM

  Re: you wanta know why that was..

zn22July 16, 2018 05:30AM

  Sorry but there was NO excuse for the lame offense that day.

Ramgator8July 16, 2018 02:47PM

  okay but there was an explanation

zn10July 16, 2018 04:21PM