The Los Angeles Rams have beaten some solid teams en route to a 3-0 start. But the Rams seemed to have no answers today for the 1-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers - at least at the start.
Los Angeles was caught off-guard early as the Buccaneers scored a touchdown on their first possession. Quarterback Jameis Winston marched the Buccaneers all the way down and let Peyton Barber pound in the score.
In the second quarter, Jameis Winston turned up the heat with receiver Chris Godwin. Winston and Godwin connected for two touchdowns in the second quarter to make the game 21-0.
As for the Rams, quarterback Jared Goff has struggled for most of the game. He threw two interceptions in the first half before the Rams finally got on the board with a Todd Gurley touchdown run.
Before the half, Goff got a touchdown pass of his own with a throw to Gerald Everett.
Tampa Bay still leads 21-14 with 2:00 remaining in the first half.
The Rams appear to be settling in now, and maybe they'll pull out this win.
In the 82-year history of the Rams franchise, the team has only overcome a deficit of 21 points five times. The last time they did so was in 2005. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw three touchdown passes in a 33-27 overtime win over the Houston Texans, overcoming a 24-3 halftime deficit in the process.