Keep your eye on ...
Running back Ronnie Brown: Brown has accounted for 10 touchdowns in the last nine games (nine rushing, and one passing). The Rams rank 30th against the run, allowing 162 rushing yards per game.
Receiver Davone Bess: The rookie out of Hawaii could have a big impact in the wake of an injury to Greg Camarillo. Bess had a career-high five receptions for 87 yards against the Patriots last week, and could receive more targets.
How the Rams start out of the gate: St. Louis has been outscored 123-13 in its previous four games. The team must focus on getting out to a good start.
Did you know?
Quarterback Chad Pennington has a passer rating of 90.0 against the NFC. ... Receiver Ted Ginn Jr. has a touchdown in two of his past three games (one rushing, one receiving). ... Rams rookie Chris Long leads all rookies with four sacks.