Bradford, Rams offense find groove in second preseason game


The St. Louis Rams’ first-team offense sputtered in their preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts, but quarterback Sam Bradford was much sharper in Saturday night’s second exhibition game against Kansas City.

We viewed the game on’s preseason live package. Bang it here for your own.

Bradford opened the game with back-to-back touchdown drives, connecting with tight end Lance Kendricks for a 23-yard score on the first and slot receiver Danny Amendola from eight yards out on the second. Amendola made a nice bodily adjustment to secure his touchdown in Chiefs cornerback Javier Arenas’ coverage. Courtesy of, a snapshot of Amendola’s catch can be found here.

Running back Steven Jackson continued to play effectively and efficiently, rushing seven times for 49 yards against Kansas City.

Defensively, rookie cornerback Janoris Jenkins made the play of the game on a strip of Chiefs wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin, causing Baldwin to fumble. The ball was recovered by Rams safety Craig Dahl, helping to set up the TD to Amendola.

Through two preseason games, Bradford is 13-of-18 (72.2 percent) for 159 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions. Bradford has a YPA of 8.83, and he has not yet been sacked.

23 responses to “Bradford, Rams offense find groove in second preseason game

  1. They picked on J brown and J arenus…. those are not the Chiefs starting QBs.

    they got a fumble off a slant and had a 30 yard td drive.

    They do look good, i wont say they didnt earn it.

    But cassel went 10-12 with two balls batted. So he looks much better in Dabolls offense.

    We need the real refs back though… they missed a huge holding call on #97 on clemons 3rd down run.

    Good game

    oh btw…. the rams announcers are such frikin homers lol

  2. im watching the cowboys and chargers and these refs are just crazy! Arguing with each other on the field.. blown calls.. this is pathetic

  3. celebrating a nice half?lol damn my rams need good games…i hope for good things but i dont see winning more than 4 games this year 😦

  4. Bradford looked very sharp in this game – can’t wait to see him w/ Givens and Quick when they pick up the game late in the season.

    Glad to see we could keep him upright – Keep Sammy up and clean, this offense will be produce.

    Rams won’t be the joke of the NFC this year

  5. Rams open against Detroit.

    It won’t be as bad as last year, but…

    Last night, Matt Stafford…against the Ravens’ first string…in one quarter…

    12-17, 184, 2TD

    Calvin Johnson…5 catches, 111 yards, and a touch…

    I like Jeff Fisher, and really do wish him well…but man…

  6. Chiefs defense has to get off to a better start in the regular season than they did tonight. They got caught with their pants down. They made a good stop against the Rams starters later on, but they still looked bad overall.

    Sans Baldwin fumble, the Chiefs starting offense looked pretty good. Cassel continues to look comfortable and the offensive line is still playing very well. Charles looked great, as did Hillis.

    Once Bowe gets back up to speed, he’ll get all the slants, not Baldwin. Bowe doesn’t fumble those.

  7. All I wanna know is where is the story about Peyton Manning throwing 2 int’s & broncos offense looking like donkey sh**t! Media doesn’t wanna say anything that’s negative when it comes to manning now do they?

  8. Now We all know why Stanzi never go in last year. That guy sucks, is Palko still available?. Pioli better shut his mouth about how everything is so much smoother. If KC plays like they did tonight we’re looking at a 6-10 team, at best. Go ahead and cut Areanas, im tired of watching him get beat and doing nothing in the return game.

  9. Jbaxt calm down its just preseason if every game was so serious even GB would be a lil worried after getting spanked by the browns. I do agree about arenas though he definitely needs to step up his game

  10. Rams are in for a reality check come week one when they play Detroit.


    considering the Lions will be with their 3rd string RB since Best(concussions) and Leshoure(suspended) are both out.. Fairley is out with his suspension, what about Delmas? he’s the starting safety and he’s hurt too right?

    Corner wise? Eric wright = gone. aaron berry = cut.

    Yea homer or not, it’s hard not to start Bradford against that talent lacking defense

  11. yelix says: Aug 18, 2012 10:55 PM

    Chiefs defense has to get off to a better start in the regular season than they did tonight.
    Slickster says that’s the best defense in the West, and it’s not even close. He could learn something from yelix, if he wasn’t such a clown.

  12. Was at the game. Bradford looked good. Rams might be better than a lot of ppl are expecting them to be. It might be a toss up between the Seahags and the Tards for divisions bottom feeder.

  13. I know that Schwartz has a huge amount of respect for his mentor in Jeff Fisher, but I really feel like the Lions are going to hurt these guys come week 1.

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