Special teams came up big again, but it was not enough to help the Rams avoid a 43-35 defeat by the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at the Coliseum
Early in the third quarter, after the Rams scored a touchdown to cut a 10-point halftime deficit, Mike Thomas blocked a punt and Blake Countess returned the ball for a touchdown to put the Rams ahead 28-24.
It was the third blocked kick by the Rams in the last two games. The Rams blocked an extra point and a field-goal attempt in last week’s victory at Arizona.
The Rams also returned a blocked punt for a touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 6.
Thomas, a receiver, was a special teams standout last season as a...