Rams cornerbacks went into Sunday’s game against the New York Giants on the defensive.
Throughout the week, all they heard about was Odell Beckham Jr. and a Giants receiving corps that includes wily veteran Victor Cruz and impressive rookie Sterling Shepard.
How would they cope, especially with franchise cornerback Trumaine Johnson sidelined for a second consecutive game because of an ankle injury?
“We challenged ourselves,” cornerback Lamarcus Joyner said.
Joyner, who plays in the slot, and outside cornerbacks E.J. Gaines and Troy Hill prevented explosive plays and mostly kept the Giants’ trio in check during the Rams’ 17-10 defeat...