Rams set U.S. preseason attendance record in L.A.

  • By Tyler Dragon NFL.com
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The Rams felt the California love in their first home game back in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum since 1979.

Los Angeles serenaded the Rams with largest crowd to ever watch a preseason football game in United States history with nearly 90,000 fans in attendance. The official attendance for the game was 89,140.

Dallas Cowboys kick returner Lucky Whitehead was an unruly guest during the Rams' welcome-back game. Whitehead returned the opening kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown before much of the crowd even sat down.

Running back Benny Cunningham scored the first touchdown for the Rams on a 14-yard run late in the first quarter.

No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff was intercepted on his second pass of the game by linebacker Mark Nzeocha.

The Rams rallied to win their home opener over Dallas 28-24.

Here's how social media was reacting to the Rams being back in Los Angeles: