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Falcons - Rams: What to know for Week 14

The Falcons and Rams square off this week, and there’s a few things you need to know about the upcoming game.

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The Atlanta Falcons haven’t played their best football of late, with a nice win against the Arizona Cardinals sandwiched between two rough losses to the Eagles and Chiefs. They’ll want to get back on track for a playoff push, and their first obstacle comes in the form of the Los Angeles Rams. There have been, uh, more intimidating obstacles throughout human history, to put the nicest possible spin on things.

The Rams have lost their last three games by a combined score of 89-41, showing an alarming inability to stop quality offenses and virtually no ability to keep up with those same offenses. This team is on its way to another 7-9 finish (or worse) unless they get their act together in a hurry, and while being at home certainly doesn’t hurt them, Atlanta’s a tough draw regardless.

As you get ready for what will hopefully mark the Falcons’ eighth win of the season, here is what you need to know.

Falcons - Rams Week 14 info

What: Atlanta Falcons @ Los Angeles Rams

When: Sunday, December 11, 4:25 p.m. EST

Where: L.A. Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California

Channel: FOX

Odds: The Falcons are favored by 4.5

Opponent Site: Turf Show Times

Key Story Lines: Can the Falcons overcome missing key pieces on offense that may include Julio Jones, Jake Matthews, and perhaps even Mohamed Sanu? Can the Rams actually do something worthwhile on offense? Will this game be really ugly, or just sort of ugly?