Lucas Havrisik made a 22-yard subject aim for the Rams with 1:31 to play, and Jason Myers missed a 55-yard try for the Seahawks with 3 seconds left in Los Angeles’ 17-16 victory over Seattle on Sunday.
Matthew Stafford handed for 190 yards in his return from damage and led two scoring drives within the fourth-quarter comeback by the Rams (4-6), who snapped their three-game dropping streak with their second win over the Seahawks (6-4) this season.
Los Angeles held on solely after Geno Smith returned from a late damage of his personal and led a frantic last-minute drive into subject aim vary. But Seattle ran out of time and needed to accept a protracted try that was missed badly by Myers, who had already hit three subject targets at SoFi Stadium.
Seattle seemed to be cruising towards its fourth victory in 5 video games till Smith, who handed for 233 yards, was sidelined by a tough hit from Aaron Donald late within the third quarter.
Darrell Henderson then ran for a 1-yard TD with 7:38 left to trim Seattle’s result in two factors, and Derion Kendrick intercepted Seattle backup Drew Lock’s lengthy go on Seattle’s subsequent possession. Stafford drove the Rams to the Seattle 4 earlier than they settled for Havrisik’s quick subject aim.
Smith made a 21-yard completion to DK Metcalf over the center to the Los Angeles 39 with about 30 seconds left, however the Seahawks could not get nearer for Myers.
Stafford hit Puka Nacua for a landing shortly earlier than halftime for the Rams, however Seattle’s protection held Los Angeles to 123 yards within the first three quarters. The Seahawks in the end couldn’t cease the Rams’ floor recreation within the fourth quarter led by Royce Freeman, who rushed for 73 yards.
Metcalf caught a TD go within the first quarter for Seattle, which additionally dedicated 12 penalties for a whopping 130 yards.
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Stafford missed the Rams’ final recreation with a sprained thumb ligament, however he returned with a brace on his hand and seemed sharp on a sequence of spectacular throws, none higher than a picturesque 32-yard fling to Nacua on their go-ahead, fourth-quarter drive.
Receiver Cooper Kupp didn’t return for the Rams after injuring his proper ankle within the second quarter when a Seattle defender stepped on it.
Seattle went 88 yards for Metcalf’s TD reception on its opening drive. Los Angeles then drove deep into Seahawks territory with assist from a number of penalties, however Stafford threw incomplete on fourth down from the Seattle 2.
The Seahawks went up 13-0 earlier than Los Angeles lastly mounted a scoring drive within the last minutes of the primary half, capped by Nacua’s 4-yard catch with 9 seconds to play for the third TD of his breakout rookie season. The Rams additionally prevented being shut out within the first half for the primary time of their 107 regular-season video games below Sean McVay.
Seahawks: S Jamal Adams sat out with a knee damage, and rookie S Jerrick Reed II went down within the second half with a knee damage. … RB Kenneth Walker III incurred an indirect damage within the first quarter and did not return. Rookie Zach Charbonnet had 47 yards dashing and 6 receptions for 22 yards.
Rams: CB Cobie Durant sat out with the aftereffects of a stinger incurred earlier than the bye. … Kupp’s ankle received stepped on whereas he was blocking, and he went to the locker room on the 2-minute warning earlier than halftime. The former All-Pro missed the second half of final season following ankle surgical procedure, and he missed the primary 4 video games of this season with a hamstring damage.
Seahawks: Host San Francisco on Thanksgiving evening.
Rams: At Arizona on Nov. 26.