The St. Louis Rams have won two straight games and are now 4-3 for the first time since 2006. But Jeff Fisher’s club will have a difficult challenge this week on the road against the Minnesota Vikings.
The Vikings (5-2) have won three straight games and are coming off a 23-20 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
Here is a quick look at how the Rams and Vikings match up:
St. Louis Rams (4-3)
Game averages (NFL rank):
19.3 points per game (28th)
311.6 yards per game (30th)
179.6 passing yards per game (32nd)
132.0 rushing yards per game (3rd)
17.9 points allowed per game (4th)
328.1 offensive yards allowed per game (6th)
230.0 passing yards allowed per game (10th)
98.1 rushing yards allowed (9th)
QB Nick Foles has completed 58.8 percent of his passes for 1,310 yards, with seven touchdowns and five interceptions, and a QB rating of 81.6.
WR Tavon Austin has 24 catches for 285 yards and four touchdowns. TE Jared Cook has 19 receptions for 245 yards. RB Benny Cunningham has 16 catches for 167 yards. WR Kenny Britt has 12 receptions for 224 yards and one touchdown.
Minnesota Vikings (5-2)
Game averages (NFL rank)
21.0 points per game (24th)
325.7 offensive yards per game (29th)
194.7 passing yards per game (30th)
131.0 rushing yards per game (5th)
17.4 points allowed per game (2nd)
334.0 offensive yards allowed per game (7th)
229.3 passing yards allowed per game (9th)
104.7 rushing yards allowed per game (15th)
QB Teddy Bridgewater has completed 64.5 percent of his passes for 1,526 yards, with six touchdowns and five interceptions, and a QB rating of 85.5.
WR Mike Wallace has 26 receptions for 292 yards and one touchdown. WR Stefon Diggs has 25 catches for 419 yards, an average of 16.8 yards per reception, and two touchdowns. TE Kyle Rudolph has 20 receptions for 145 yards and three touchdowns.