Los Angeles Rams @ Indianapolis Colts

SUNDAY, SEPT. 19, 2021 // 1:00 PM ET // LUCAS OIL STADIUM // REFEREE: SHAWN SMITH

 

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Lindsay Czarniak (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 133 (LAR), 82 (Ind.) | XM: 382 (LAR), 227 (Ind.) | SXM App: 818 (LAR), 813 (Ind.)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Colts lead all-time series, 23-19-2
STREAKS: Rams have won past 2
LAST GAME: 9/10/17: Colts 9, Rams 46
LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/10/13: Rams 38, Colts 8

 

LOS ANGELES RAMS LEADERS INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

W 34-14 vs. Chicago LAST WEEK L 28-16 vs. Seattle
Sean McVay: 1-0 COACH VS. OPP. Frank Reich: 0-0
34.0/14.0 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 16.0/28.0
386.0 OFFENSE 336.0
Matthew Stafford: 20-26-321-3-0-156.1 (1L) PASSING Carson Wentz: 25-38-251-2-0-102.0
Darrell Henderson: 16-70-4.4-1 RUSHING Jonathan Taylor: 17-56-3.3-0
Cooper Kupp: 7-108-15.4-1 RECEIVING Jonathan Taylor (RB): 6-60-10.0-0
322.0 DEFENSE 381.0
Justin Hollins: 2 SACKS DeForest Buckner, Kenny Moore (DB): 1
David Long: 1 INTs –
+2 (2/0) TAKE/GIVE 0 (1/1)
Johnny Hekker: 50.0 (47.0) PUNTING (NET) Rigoberto Sanchez: 46.8 (43.0)
Matt Gay: 10 (4/4 PAT; 2/2 FG) KICKING Rodrigo Blankenship: 4 (1/1 PAT; 1/1 FG)

 

RAMS NOTES

• QB MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 321 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for career-high 156.1 rating in LAR debut last week, his 50th-career game with 300+ pass yards. Has 989 pass yards (329.7 per game) & 8 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 102.8 rating in 3 career starts vs. Ind. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Ind. with 300+ pass yards & 2+ TD passes.

• RB DARRELL HENDERSON had 87 scrimmage yards (70 rush, 17 rec.) & 6th career rush TD in Week 1. RB SONY MICHEL had 110 scrimmage yards (98 rush, 12 rec.) & rush TD in only career game vs. Ind. (10/4/18 w/ NE).

• WR COOPER KUPP led team in catches (7) & rec. yards (108) in Week 1, his 12th-career 100+ yard game, & had 25th-career rec. TD last week. Had 76 rec. yards & TD catch in last meeting. Had 5+ receptions in 7 of 8 road games last season. Aims for his 5th in row on road with 8+ catches. WR ROBERT WOODS had rec. TD last week. Had 7 TDs (5 rec., 2 rush) in 8 road games last season. Has 10+ catches in 2 of his past 3 on road. WR VAN JEFFERSON had career-long 67-yard rec. TD last week.

• DL AARON DONALD had sack in Week 1. Had 9 sacks, 3 FFs & FR in 8 road games last season. Aims for his 6th in row on road vs. AFC with sack. Since 2014, leads NFL with 86.5 sacks. LB JUSTIN HOLLINS had 1st-career 2-sack game & 2nd-career FF last week. LB KENNY YOUNG tied his career high with 10 tackles & had 2nd-career FR in Week 1. CB JALEN RAMSEY had 9 tackles, 2 TFL & PD last week. Has 7 PD & INT in his past 5 vs. Ind.

 

COLTS NOTES

• QB CARSON WENTZ passed for 251 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 102 rating in Ind. debut last week. Has 2+ TD passes in 3 of his past 4 starts. Has 533 pass yards (266.5 per game) in 2 career games vs. LAR.

• RB JONATHAN TAYLOR had 116 scrimmage yards (60 rec., 56 rush) & tied career-high with 6 catches in Week 1. Aims for his 3rd in row with 115+ scrimmage yards. Has 579 scrimmage yards (144.8 per game) in his past 4 at home. RB NYHEIM HINES had 82 scrimmage yards (48 rec., 34 rush) last week. RB MARLON MACK rushed for TD in last meeting.

• WR ZACH PASCAL had 2 TD catches in Week 1, his 3rd-career game with 2 rec. TDs. Has TD catch in 3 of his past 4. TE JACK DOYLE had 41 rec. yards in last meeting. Has 5+ catches in 2 of his past 3 vs. NFC West.

• LB DARIUS LEONARD had 5 tackles & 10th-career FF last week. Is 1 of 4 LBs (CHANDLER JONES, KHALIL MACK & T.J. WATT) with 10+ FFs since 2018. Aims for his 3rd in row with FF. LB BOBBY OKEREKE tied for team lead with 7 tackles last week. DT DEFOREST BUCKNER had sack in Week 1. Aims for his 3rd in row with sack. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. LAR with TFL. Rookie DE KWITY PAYE had TFL & FR in NFL debut last week. CB KENNY MOORE had sack last week. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with sack. CB T.J. CARRIE had PD last week. Had INT in his last game vs. LAR (9/22/19 w/ Cle.). S KHARI WILLIS tied for team lead with 7 tackles & had 0.5 sacks in Week 1.