In the first half alone, the Rams also called an end-around and an option pass, both by Dante Hall to some success. They also went for it on fourth-and-3 from the Buffalo 42 late in the half, but had an incomplete pass.
Linehan said he wasn’t concerned that this might have been his final game.
“I’m going to continue to do the best I can, OK, and that’s the only thing I can control,” Linehan said. “That’s what I’ve done my whole life and that’s what I’m going to do the rest of my life.”
Buffalo mustered only 96 yards in the first half, going 1-for-7 on third down, and was held to a pair of field goals by Rian Lindell. Edwards finished 15-for-25 for 197 yards with a touchdown and an interception.
Green made his first start since Oct. 7, 2007, when he landed on injured reserve with the Dolphins after his second severe concussion in two seasons. He was 17-for-32 for 236 yards and led the Rams to a season-best 380 yards.
Notes: Holt had four receptions for 65 yards and has 820 for his career, passing Steve Largent for 16th place. ... Rams K Josh Brown missed his first kick in six attempts this season, a 51-yarder that was wide right in the third quarter. ... Rams WR Dane Looker sustained a concussion and lost a fumble on a big hit from Leodis McKelvin after a 30-yard catch in the fourth quarter. ... Bulger was the only active Ram who did not play and escaped the Edwards Jones Dome via the visitor’s locker room without speaking to reporters. ... Bills CB Terrence McGee sprained a knee.
CSN: Brian Urlacher, who played 13 seasons for the Bears, announced his retirement from football Wenesday on his personal twitter account.
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