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John Sullivan

Rams are not ready to soar like Eagles

Rams are not ready to soar like Eagles

The Rams aren’t ready.

They’re not ready for the bright lights, the big stage, the blinding pressure.

They may be having the most surprising season in the NFL, but that season has reached the final exhaustive weeks, and greatness beckons, and they’re … just … not … quite … ready.

That’s the only explanation for Sunday at the raucous Coliseum in a game during which the Rams knocked out the league’s best player, knocked down the conference’s best team, knocked off a two-touchdown deficit … and still ended the afternoon on their backs.

The mighty Philadelphia Eagles were sitting ducks, and yet the Rams let them soar out of the Coliseum with a 43-35 victory that...