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• The Rams took advantage of injuries to the 49ers secondary and were able to find production by targeting backup defensive backs. This is a credit to their use of personnel and game planning.
• Los Angeles had two explosive plays on special teams, one being a punt block and the other a punt return of more than 30 yards. Each of these successful plays appeared to be the result of scheme which is a credit to the Rams’ game planning.
• The 49ers offense at times found production in this game, especially with their tight-ends and on some gashing run plays, but ultimately the Rams were able to close these gaps before the 49ers were able to widen them, which earned Los Angeles the edge for in-game adjustments.