The Las Angeles Rams are ready to take on the New Orleans Saints in the 2019 NFL playoffs. These teams are looking to win the NFC Championship game and continue their journey in the super bowl. Quarterback Drew Bree will face Jarod Goff and the two will see how has the better skills. Who will win here, you need to know more about detail below.
Offensive Line vs Defense
The Rams have a very strong defensive line and there have not been too many players that have been able to get past them. Aaron Donald is one of the leaders and he is picked to win the Defensive Player of the Year award. This season he was able to get 20.5 sacks and 5 tackles on his own. Ndamukong Suh and Michael Brocker have been a good team this year. They are able to work together to stop the big plays. They have been working hard to make sure their quarterback was protected and that he was able to have the time to throw the ball and head to the end zone.
This game will also have two of the top players in the league going against each other. For the Rams, there is Aqib Talib. For the Saints, there is Michael Thomas. Thomas has been having a great season. He has caught the ball 125 times and has run 1,405 yards and nine of these runs ended in touchdowns. He is the favorite player for Brees and together they are very hard to stop. Talib is not to be passed over. He has 23 tackles in the regular reasons. He was also able to get the ball for one interception.
The Rams have running back Todd Gurley on their side while the Saints have some good players out front as well. Gurley has 17 touchdowns this season and in the regular season and he finished third in the NFL with 1,251 yards. The Rams will need to stop him in order to win the game. They will need to be tough from the moment that the games start and keep on going. Once they get the ball the Saints has a great offensive line that will be able to keep the ball moving down the field.
Here’s everything you need to know:
Who: Los Angeles Rams vs New Orleans Saints
Event: 2019 NFC championship playoff game
Start time: 3:05 p.m. eastern time
Date: Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019
Place: Mercdes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Live TV link: Watch Fox Sports Live
Things to Consider
Goff is a great quarterback in his own right. He was in the running for MVP right along with Brees. Some wonder if he will return for this game. He has slowed down in the past game but he could have been saving his strength.
The Rams will be able to win this game if Brees does not make a mistake with the ball and there are no turnovers. They need to keep a tight pace and keep going hard. They also need to make sure they have a strong field position.
The Saints will be able to win the if they can shut down the Ram’s offense. They need to make their quarterback play his best and they need to keep their defense strong.
This game is for the championship and the winner will be one step closer to the 53 Super Bowl. Both teams are expected to lay their hardest.
The winner of the 2019 NFC championship will battle against the AFC champion for the super bowl game 2019 on Sunday, February 3 in Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. ET.