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Andrew Whitworth remains a major factor for Rams...

September 15, 2020 02:36PM
Andrew Whitworth remains a major factor for Rams
Another good game from LA’s best offensive lineman


Bill WilliamsonSep 14, 2020, 5:00pm CDT
NFL: Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Rams
Andrew Whitworth

Perhaps lost in the hoopla of the Rams’ huge 20-17 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night in a stirring SoFi Stadium debut was the play of venerable left tackle Andrew Whitworth.

To kick off his 15th NFL season, Whitworth, 38, had one of the best games of his career as he was brilliant both in pass and run protection Sunday night. Pro Football Focus gave Whitworth a grade of 95.2 and it was the highest grade of any Rams’ player in the win over the Cowboys. It was also Whitworth’s highest PFF grade since 2010.

So, one thing we learned in the Rams’ win was that their left tackle is still capable of playing at a high level and be an anchor of an offensive line that needs to have a bounce-back season as a group.

NFL: Los Angeles Rams Training Camp
Andrew Whitworth
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The Rams made re-signing Whitworth a priority in the offseason and he was inked to a three-year deal that will keep him on the team until after he turns 41. After watching him Sunday night, there is no doubt Whitworth can continue to dominate for the long term.

That was a damn tough Dallas defensive front Whitworth tangled with and he was the best player in the trenches. As you soak in this victory, take time to enjoy what big No. 77 accomplished.

  A very nice OL game review by TexasRam...

Rams43374September 15, 2020 02:03PM

  Some Ram OL PFF grades vs Cowboys...

Rams43128September 15, 2020 02:05PM

  Couple of interesting follow-up posts...

Rams43139September 15, 2020 02:25PM

  Re: Couple of interesting follow-up posts...

LMU9351September 16, 2020 06:33AM

  Here’s a tidbit by Merlin...

Rams43137September 15, 2020 02:29PM

  BonifayRam chimes in here...

Rams43122September 15, 2020 02:32PM

  Re: BonifayRam chimes in here...

Killrazor57September 16, 2020 12:20AM

  Andrew Whitworth remains a major factor for Rams...

Rams4391September 15, 2020 02:36PM

  Re: A very nice OL: agree on Boom

Steve68September 15, 2020 11:53PM

  It's a long term decision. He is being groomed to be LOT, not LG.

RockRam58September 16, 2020 02:35AM

  OL game 1

LMU9367September 16, 2020 03:16AM

  agreed....and that's a big deal...cuz we were not sure what we had on OL....

SunTzu_vs_Camus47September 16, 2020 06:06AM

  Re: agreed....and that's a big deal...cuz we were not sure what we had on OL....

Rams4344September 16, 2020 06:24AM

  yup, I put that in McConnell's wheel-house...

SunTzu_vs_Camus27September 16, 2020 03:12PM

  Re: OL game 1

Rams4342September 16, 2020 06:22AM