Rams-Bucs: What to watch
Bucs may need to rely on a rookie against the Rams
|St. Louis at Tampa Bay|
|When: 1:00 PM ET|
After watching film of both teams, Scouts Inc. breaks down key elements of the Week 16 Rams-Buccaneers matchup.
• Pound the rock: In Week 15, the Buccaneers got away from what they do best: running the football. Their offense is built around rookie running back Doug Martin, who is averaging 4.6 yards per attempt. The Rams' defense was exploited for 213 yards rushing in Week 15 and gives up 118 yards per game on the ground. Look for Buccaneers offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan to make a strong effort to pound the rock early and often to set the tempo in Week 16.
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