Rams Clinch N.F.C. West With Win Over Struggling Lions

Todd Gurley ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns to lend a hand the Los Angeles Rams triumph over a sputtering begin to beat the Detroit Lions, 30-16, on Sunday and clinch the N.F.C. West identify for a 2nd directly season.

The Rams (11-1) additionally moved a step nearer to incomes home-field merit within the N.F.C. playoffs, taking a one-game lead over New Orleans after it misplaced to Dallas on Thursday evening. This can be a cushion Los Angeles wishes as a result of its handiest loss used to be in opposition to the Saints closing month.

The Lions (Four-Eight) have misplaced 5 of six since a surge of luck gave them a profitable file in overdue October.

Jared Goff, most likely rusty coming off a bye week, used to be off the mark on many passes and misplaced a fumble to lend a hand stay the sport shut. His lackluster efficiency ended in Los Angeles settling for Greg Zuerlein kicking 3 area objectives. Goff used to be 17 of 33 for 207 yards with a tiebreaking Eight-yard landing move to Robert Woods overdue in the second one quarter. Goff additionally threw an interception on an overthrown move in the second one quarter and misplaced a fumble within the 3rd length.

The Rams have been ready to lean on Gurley, who has a single-season franchise file with 15 dashing touchdowns. The standout operating again additionally stuck 3 passes for 33 yards.

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