Jalen Ramsey Threw Teammate Taylor Rapp Under The Bus For Blown Coverage On Emmanuel Sanders’ 46-Yard Catch (VIDEO)
Writer for Total Pro Sports Since August 31, 2015
There were several turning points in Saturday’s game between the Rams and 49ers, but none bigger than the blown coverage of the Rams’ defense at the end of the 4th quarter.
The 46-yard pass to Emmanuel Sanders on third-and-16 to set up Robbie Gould’s game-winning field goal came about to some confusion between Jalen Ramsey and Taylor Rapp in coverage.
Ramsey played trail technique underneath Sanders, expecting Rapp to cover the deep half. That did not happen.
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In the locker room after the game, Ramsey explained what happened and he basically threw Rapp under the bus.
“It wasn’t me and Eric. E-Dub was on the other side. It was me and Rapp,” Ramsey said. “We as in a form of two-man. We had an adjustment check to it because they was condensed splits. I played my technique, trusting that he was going to be over the top. And he wasn’t. That’s just what happened.”
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The Rams went from appearing in the Super Bowl in February, giving the Jags multiple draft picks to acquire Jalen Ramsey, to being eliminated from playoff contention in Week 16.