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Rams' special teams have 'fantastic day' against Jaguars

Rams' special teams have 'fantastic day' against Jaguars

John Fassel reminds his special teams unit every week that no Rams player has returned a kickoff for a touchdown since 2005.

Finally, the veteran coordinator can change the date.

The Rams not only returned a kickoff for a touchdown on Sunday, but also blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown, helping to lift the NFC West leaders to a 27-17 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field.

“Put that one to rest,” Fassel said after the game. “We’ll put today’s date in next week’s scouting report.”

For the first time in Rams history, the team scored on a kickoff return and also returned a blocked punt for a touchdown in a game.

Few would have...

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