Refresh
Page last updated on Sat Apr 19 00:23:37 EDT 2014
RECAP
10/06/2013 5:51 PM EDT
Rams end slump, beat winless Jaguars 34-20
ST LOUIS 34, JACKSONVILLE 20

By R.B. FALLSTROM
AP Sports Writer

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams had 10 days to mull over a
dispiriting blowout loss to the San Francisco 49ers, the third
straight time they were so far behind there was no coming back.

Sure, it was winless Jacksonville on the other side of the ball.

At this point, it didn't matter.

"It just takes a snowflake to start an avalanche," said safety
Matt Giordano.

His 82-yard interception return for a touchdown was one of
several big plays from the defense in a 34-20 victory over the
Jaguars on Sunday that ended a three-game losing streak.

"We needed to get a spark and I'm thankful that I'm the one to
spark it off," he said.

Sam Bradford threw three touchdown passes, two of them to Austin
Pettis, with no interceptions. Bradford was sacked just once
after the 49ers and Cowboys combined for 11 the previous two
games.

The running game finally clicked with rookie Zac Stacy rushing
for 78 yards on 14 carries in his first start.

"It never gets old getting into the end zone," Pettis said. "We
played a pretty complete game, and we got a win."

The matchup met NFL qualifications for a sellout, but attendance
of 54,266 was about 12,000 shy of capacity.

Pettis' 31-yard TD catch with 5:45 to go put the Rams (2-3) up
by two scores. St. Louis, which had trailed by double digits in
every game, established control with a 17-point second quarter
after Jacksonville (0-5) had a pair of early leads.

Jaguars rookie left tackle Luke Joeckel was carted off with a
broken right ankle in the first quarter and is out for the
season. Quarterback Blaine Gabbert injured his left hamstring in
the third quarter and didn't return.

"He had a lot of up-side and was getting better each and every
game," coach Gus Bradley said of Joeckel. "It's sad to see him
go down like that."

The NFL's lowest-scoring team had to settle for its best
offensive day of the season. Justin Blackmon had a big debut,
Maurice Jones-Drew topped 10,000 total yards for his career and
Gabbert threw his first TD pass of the year.

Bradley said Gabbert is still the starter next week at Denver if
he's healthy.

"That's a glimpse of what we can do," Blackmon said. "We've got
playmakers here. We know it. We've just got to go out there and
finish games."

Blackmon caught his first pass of the year for a 67-yard score
after serving a four-game suspension. He had five receptions for
136 yards.

Cecil Shorts III caught a 4-yarder from Chad Henne early in the
fourth that cut the gap to a touchdown.

Pettis got away from Will Blackmon on the clinching score to cap
an 80-yard drive. His 4-yard TD catch at the end of the first
half finished a 12-play, 90-yard march to make it 24-10.

Chris Stewart set up a touchdown with a forced fumble and fumble
recovery in the second quarter. James Laurinaitis intercepted
Gabbert in the end zone in the third quarter to keep the Rams up
by 14.

Joeckel was hurt when a Rams lineman rolled under him on a run.
Joeckel was the second pick in this year's draft and started at
left tackle after Eugene Monroe was traded to Baltimore for
multiple draft picks.

Robert Quinn helped set up Giordano's interception when he got a
piece of Gabbert on the pass rush. Gabbert stepped up but
overthrew Blackmon, and Giordano threaded his way across the
field to tie it at 7 late in the first quarter.

Gabbert was 2-0 at the Edward Jones Dome in college, helping
Missouri beat Illinois twice in his hometown. He's 5-22 as the
Jaguars' starter.

In a span of four plays early in the second quarter, the Rams
tied it on a short field goal by Greg Zuerlein and capitalized
on a turnover to take their first lead. Darian Stewart stripped
Clay Harbor after a short reception and returned the fumble 19
yards to the Jacksonville 16, and Lance Kendricks stretched for
the pylon on the next snap.

The Jaguars totaled eight points in the first half all season
before busting out with 10 in the first quarter. Blackmon's TD
was their longest play of the year.

Jones-Drew had 70 yards on 17 carries and is the third Jaguars
player to top 10,000 yards.

Notes: The Jaguars' Sen'Derrrick Marks got his first sack of the
year plus a pass deflection in the first quarter. ...
Jacksonville's last TD in the first quarter was a 5-yard
reception by Jordan Shipley from Chad Henne against Tennessee in
the 2012 finale. ... Giordano has two career interception
returns for touchdowns, also doing it for the Colts in 2007.

---

AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org

TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Cincinnati Reds
2
Chicago Cubs
3
Boston Bruins
4
New York Yankees
5
Los Angeles Dodgers
04/18/2014
NHLDetroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins4:35 PM PST
MLBHouston Astros vs Oakland Athletics7:05 PM PST
NHLDallas Stars vs Anaheim Ducks7:05 PM PST
MLBSan Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres7:10 PM PST
MLBArizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers7:10 PM PST
Japan - Japan LeagueSagan Tosu at Vegalta Sendai10:00 PM PST
Japan - Japan LeagueShimizu S-Pulse at Tokushima Vortis10:00 PM PST
Japan - Japan LeagueVissel Kobe at Kashima Antlers11:00 PM PST
Japan - Japan LeagueYokohama F Marinos at Kashiwa Reysol11:00 PM PST
Australia - A LeagueAdelaide United FC at Central Coast Mariners FC11:30 PM PST
04/19/2014
Japan - Japan LeagueCerezo Osaka at FC Tokyo00:00 AM PST
Japan - Japan LeagueOmiya Ardija at Gamba Osaka00:00 AM PST
Japan - Japan LeagueKawasaki Frontale at Urawa Red Diamonds01:00 AM PST
Japan - Japan LeagueNagoya Grampus at Ventforet Kofu03:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsWrexham FC at Chester City04:00 AM PST
Latvia - VirsligaFS Metta/Lu at Daugavpils Daugava04:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsQueens Park Rangers at Leicester City04:15 AM PST
China - Chinese Super LeagueShandong Luneng Taishan FC at Beijing Guoan FC04:30 AM PST
England - DivisionsLuton Town at Welling Utd04:30 AM PST
Russia - Premier LeagueRFK Terek Grozny at FC Lokomotiv Moscow04:30 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueFulham FC at Tottenham Hotspur04:45 AM PST
Scotland - PremierCeltic FC at Motherwell FC04:45 AM PST
China - Chinese Super LeagueFC Shanghai Shenhua at Guangzhou Evergrande05:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 2AJ Auxerre at SM Caen05:00 AM PST
Finland - VeikkausliigaHJK Helsinki at FC Lahti06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie ACagliari Calcio at Genoa FC06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie AHellas Verona at Atalanta Bergamasca06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie AInter Milan at Parma FC06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie AAS Livorno at AC Milan06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie ASSC Napoli at Udinese Calcio06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie ASampdoria Genoa at Catania Calcio06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie AUS Sassuolo at AC Chievo Verona06:00 AM PST
Italy - Serie ATurin FC at Lazio Roma06:00 AM PST
Germany - Bundesliga1 Fsv Mainz 05 at Borussia Dortmund06:30 AM PST
Germany - Bundesliga1899 Hoffenheim at Werder Bremen06:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaMonchengladbach at SC Freiburg06:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaHertha BSC at FC Augsburg06:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaBayern Munich at Eintracht Braunschweig06:30 AM PST
Wales -Premier LeagueCarmarthen Town AFC at Airbus UK Broughton06:30 AM PST
Czech - 1. LigaFC Banik Ostrava at 1 SC Znojmo07:00 AM PST
Czech - 1. Liga1 FC Slovacko at FC Slovan Liberec07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsIpswich Town at Watford FC07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsBirmingham City at Nottingham Forest07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsMillwall FC at Middlesbrough FC07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsLeeds Utd at Barnsley FC07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsMacclesfield Town at Halifax Town07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsWoking FC at Forest Green Rovers07:00 AM PST
England - DivisionsBarnet FC at Nuneaton Town FC07:00 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueSouthampton FC at Aston Villa07:00 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueStoke City at Cardiff City07:00 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueSwansea City at Newcastle Utd07:00 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueCrystal Palace at West Ham Utd07:00 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueHapoel Tel Aviv at Ironi Kiryat Shmona07:00 AM PST
Russia - Premier LeagueZenit St Petersburg at FC Anzhi Makhachkala07:00 AM PST
Scotland - PremierDundee United at FC St Johnstone07:00 AM PST
Scotland - PremierRoss County FC at Heart of Midlothian07:00 AM PST
Scotland - PremierPartick Thistle at Kilmarnock FC07:00 AM PST
Scotland - PremierHibernian FC at FC St Mirren07:00 AM PST
Spain - La LigaValencia CF at CA Osasuna07:00 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueHapoel Akko at Ashdod SC08:00 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueHapoel Raanana at Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv08:00 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueMaccabi Petach Tikva at Ironi Ramat Hasharon08:00 AM PST
Portugal - Primeira LigaAcademica Coimbra at CS Maritimo08:00 AM PST
Portugal - Primeira LigaCD Nacional at FC Pacos Ferreira08:00 AM PST
Chile - PrimeraDeportes Iquique at Palestino08:30 AM PST
Portugal - Primeira LigaGD Estoril Praia at Gil Vicente FC09:00 AM PST
Spain - La LigaGetafe CF at Levante UD09:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionPonferradina SD at CD Lugo09:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionCordoba CF at Hercules CF09:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionSD Eibar at Real Madrid Castilla09:15 AM PST
NBABrooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors09:30 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueSunderland AFC at Chelsea FC09:30 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaVfL Wolfsburg at Hamburger SV09:30 AM PST
Italy - Serie ABologna FC at Juventus Turin09:30 AM PST
Israel - Premier LeagueHapoel Beer Sheva at Maccabi Haifa09:30 AM PST
Argentina - MinorCA Platense at Deportivo Merlo09:35 AM PST
Ecuador - Serie ALiga Dep Universitaria Quito at CD Universidad Catolica10:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionGirona FC at Barcelona B FC10:00 AM PST
MLBSt. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals10:05 AM PST
MLBToronto Blue Jays vs Cleveland Indians10:05 AM PST
MLBLos Angeles Angels vs Detroit Tigers10:05 AM PST
Slovenia - PrvaLigaNK Maribor at NK Zavrc10:30 AM PST
MLBBaltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox10:35 AM PST
Belgium - Pro LeagueKAA Gent at Waasland-Beveren11:00 AM PST
Belgium - Pro LeagueKV Oostende at Lierse SK11:00 AM PST
Belgium - Pro LeagueCercle Brugge Ksv at Royal Charleroi SC11:00 AM PST
Belgium - Pro LeagueKV Kortrijk at Yellow-Red KV Mechelen11:00 AM PST
Chile - PrimeraUniversidad de Chile at Universidad de Concepcion11:00 AM PST
Slovenia - PrvaLigaNK Triglav at ND Gorica11:00 AM PST
Spain - La LigaEspanyol Barcelona at Real Sociedad11:00 AM PST
Slovenia - PrvaLigaNK Olimpija Ljubljana at NK Rudar Velenje11:05 AM PST
MLBMinnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals11:10 AM PST
Czech - 1. LigaFK Baumit Jablonec at FK Mlada Boleslav11:15 AM PST
Portugal - Primeira LigaSporting Lisbon at CF Os Belenenses11:15 AM PST
MLBCincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs11:20 AM PST
Uruguay - Primera DivisionCerro Largo FC at Club Nacional de Football11:30 AM PST
Uruguay - Primera DivisionRacing Club Mdeo. at Danubio FC11:30 AM PST
Uruguay - Primera DivisionCA River Plate at Institucion Atletica11:30 AM PST
Argentina - Primera BDouglas Haig at Independiente Rivadavia12:00 PM PST
Argentina - Primera BCA Aldosivi at CA Banfield12:00 PM PST
Argentina - Primera BDefensa y Justicia at Almirante Brown12:00 PM PST
Argentina - Primera BBoca Unidos at Villa San Carlos12:00 PM PST
France - Coupe de la LigueParis St Germain at Olympique Lyon12:00 PM PST
Italy - Serie AAS Roma at AC Fiorentina12:00 PM PST
NHLChicago Blackhawks vs St. Louis Blues12:05 PM PST
Brazil - Serie BABC RN at Santa Cruz PE12:20 PM PST
NBAGolden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Clippers12:30 PM PST
Colombia - Torneo PostobonJaguares d. Cordoba at FC Aguablanca12:30 PM PST
Peru - Copa IncaUniversitario de Deportes at FBC Melgar1:00 PM PST
USA - MLSHouston Dynamo at Philadelphia Union1:00 PM PST
USA - MLSNew England Revolution at Chicago Fire1:00 PM PST
MLBHouston Astros vs Oakland Athletics1:05 PM PST
Argentina - MinorUAI Urquiza at Club Atletico Atlanta1:05 PM PST
Argentina - PrimeraEstudiantes de La Plata at CA Rosario Central1:10 PM PST
Argentina - PrimeraClub Olimpo at Quilmes AC1:10 PM PST
Chile - PrimeraO`higgins FC at Union Espanola1:30 PM PST
Peru - Copa IncaUTC de Cajamarca at Universidad San Martin1:30 PM PST
Brazil - Serie AVitoria BA at Internacional RS2:30 PM PST
Brazil - Serie AFigueirense FC at Fluminense RJ2:30 PM PST
UFCH Perpetuo vs J Mein2:45 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraGallos Blancos at America de Mexico3:00 PM PST
USA - MLSSan Jose Earthquakes at Colorado Rapids3:00 PM PST
UFCC Magalhaes vs L Zachrich3:10 PM PST
UFCA White vs E Payan3:35 PM PST
UFCP Healy vs J Masvidal4:00 PM PST
Chile - PrimeraHuachipato at Deportes Union La Calera4:00 PM PST
Paraguay - Primera DivisionOlimpia Asuncion at Nacional FC4:00 PM PST
USA - MLSLa Galaxy at Vancouver Whitecaps FC4:00 PM PST
MLBMilwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates4:05 PM PST
NBAAtlanta Hawks vs Indiana Pacers4:05 PM PST
NHLColumbus Blue Jackets vs Pittsburgh Penguins4:05 PM PST
MLBAtlanta Braves vs New York Mets4:10 PM PST
MLBNew York Yankees vs Tampa Bay Rays4:10 PM PST
MLBSeattle Mariners vs Miami Marlins4:10 PM PST
UFCS Baczynski vs T Alves4:20 PM PST
UFCR Dos Anjos vs K Nurmagomedov4:35 PM PST
Brazil - Serie ACoritiba PR at Chapecoense SC5:00 PM PST
Brazil - Serie BAvai SC at America RN5:00 PM PST
Brazil - Serie BOeste SP at Ceara CE5:00 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraTiburones Rojos at CF Monterrey5:00 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraFC Puebla at CF Pachuca5:00 PM PST
MLBChicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers5:05 PM PST
UFCB TAVARES vs Y Romero5:05 PM PST
MLBArizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers5:10 PM PST
MLBPhiladelphia Phillies vs Colorado Rockies5:10 PM PST
Argentina - PrimeraNewell's Old Boys at CA San Lorenzo5:30 PM PST
UFCE Barboza vs D Cerrone5:35 PM PST
MLBSan Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres5:40 PM PST
UFCL Carmouche vs M Tate6:00 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraUanl Tigres at Leon6:06 PM PST
UFCF Werdum vs T Browne6:30 PM PST
BOXINGB Shumenov vs B Hopkins6:30 PM PST
USA - MLSPortland Timbers at Real Salt Lake6:30 PM PST
NBAMemphis Grizzlies vs Oklahoma City Thunder6:35 PM PST
NHLMinnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche6:35 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionCS Herediano at Limon FC7:00 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraClub Tijuana at CF Atlante7:00 PM PST
Mexico - PrimeraDeportivo Toluca at Atlas7:00 PM PST
USA - MLSSeattle Sounders at Chivas Usa7:30 PM PST
Japan - Japan League 2Tochigi SC at FC Gifu9:00 PM PST
South Korea - k-League ClassicPohang Steelers FC at FC Seoul10:00 PM PST
04/20/2014
Spain - La LigaCelta de Vigo at UD Almeria03:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionDeportivo La Coruna at RCD Mallorca03:00 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueLiverpool FC at Norwich City04:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1OGC Nice at AS Monaco05:00 AM PST
Russia - Premier LeagueFC Krasnodar at FC Dinamo Moscow05:00 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueArsenal FC at Hull City06:05 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaBayer Leverkusen at 1 FC Nuremberg06:30 AM PST
Uruguay - Primera DivisionMdeo. Wanderers FC at CA Rentistas06:30 AM PST
Russia - Premier LeagueCSKA Moscow at FC Kuban Krasnodar07:30 AM PST
Czech - 1. LigaFC Zbrojovka Brno at FK Teplice08:00 AM PST
Czech - 1. Liga1 FK Pribram at SK Sigma Olomouc08:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1AC Ajaccio at SC Bastia08:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1EA Guingamp at FC Girondins Bordeaux08:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1Montpellier Hsc at FC Lorient08:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1FC Nantes at Valenciennes FC08:00 AM PST
France - Ligue 1FC Sochaux at Stade Reims08:00 AM PST
Spain - La LigaBetis Sevilla at Rayo Vallecano08:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionCD Alaves at Recreativo Huelva08:00 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionReal Murcia CF at Sporting Gijon08:00 AM PST
England - Premier LeagueManchester Utd at Everton FC08:10 AM PST
Germany - BundesligaFC Schalke 04 at VfB Stuttgart08:30 AM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionReal Jaen at Real Zaragoza09:15 AM PST
Czech - 1. LigaSparta Prague at Dukla Prague10:00 AM PST
Mexico - PrimeraGuadalajara Chivas at Unam Pumas10:00 AM PST
Portugal - Primeira LigaSC Olhanense at Benfica Lisbon10:00 AM PST
Spain - La LigaGranada CF at Sevilla FC10:00 AM PST
NBADallas Mavericks vs San Antonio Spurs10:05 AM PST
Chile - PrimeraUniversidad Catolica at Colo Colo11:30 AM PST
Uruguay - Primera DivisionCA Cerro at Miramar Missiones11:30 AM PST
Uruguay - Primera DivisionDefensor Sporting at El Tanque Sisley11:30 AM PST
Uruguay - Primera DivisionLiverpool M. at Juventud de LP11:30 AM PST
Argentina - PrimeraCA Belgrano at Colon de Santa Fe12:00 PM PST
Brazil - Serie ABotafogo RJ at Sao Paulo SP12:00 PM PST
Brazil - Serie AGremio RS at Atletico Paranaense12:00 PM PST
Brazil - Serie ACorinthians SP at Atletico Mineiro MG12:00 PM PST
Brazil - Serie ACruzeiro MG at EC Bahia BA12:00 PM PST
France - Ligue 1Lille Osc at Olympique Marseille12:00 PM PST
Spain - La LigaAthletic Bilbao at FC Barcelona12:00 PM PST
Spain - Segunda DivisionCE Sabadell at Alcorcon AD12:00 PM PST
NBACharlotte Bobcats vs Miami Heat12:30 PM PST
Bolivia - Liga Profesional BolivianaUniversitario de Sucre at CA Nacional Potosi12:30 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionFC Puntarenas at Uruguay de Coronado12:30 PM PST
Argentina - PrimeraRacing Club at Argentinos Jrs1:00 PM PST
Argentina - PrimeraAtletico Lanus at Arsenal de Sarandi1:00 PM PST
Colombia - Liga Postobon IIDeportivo La Equidad at Deportivo Cali1:15 PM PST
Colombia - Liga Postobon IIBoyaca Chico FC at Independiente Medellin1:15 PM PST
Paraguay - Primera DivisionGeneral Diaz at Club Libertad Asuncion1:45 PM PST
Bolivia - Liga Profesional BolivianaSan Jose Oruro at Clube Desportivo Aurora2:00 PM PST
Argentina - PrimeraVelez Sarsfield at River Plate2:15 PM PST
Brazil - Serie AGoias GO at Flamengo RJ2:30 PM PST
Brazil - Serie ASport Recife PE at Santos FC SP2:30 PM PST
Brazil - Serie APalmeiras SP at Criciuma SC2:30 PM PST
Chile - PrimeraNublense at Everton de Vina Del Mar2:30 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionSantos de Guapiles at AD Carmelita3:00 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionLiga Deportiva Alajuelense at Universidad de Costa Rica3:00 PM PST
Colombia - Liga Postobon IIDeportes Tolima at Millonarios FC3:30 PM PST
Peru - Copa IncaCD San Simon at Alianza Lima3:45 PM PST
Costa Rica - Primera DivisionCD Belen Siglo Xxi at Deportivo Saprissa4:00 PM PST
Paraguay - Primera DivisionClub Guarani at Sol de America4:00 PM PST
NBAWashington Wizards vs Chicago Bulls4:05 PM PST
Argentina - PrimeraBoca Juniors at CA Tigre5:30 PM PST
Colombia - Liga Postobon IIDeportivo Pasto at Fortaleza FC5:45 PM PST
NBAPortland Trailblazers vs Houston Rockets6:35 PM PST
04/21/2014
NBAMemphis Grizzlies vs Oklahoma City Thunder5:00 PM PST
NBAGolden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Clippers7:35 PM PST
04/22/2014
NBAAtlanta Hawks vs Indiana Pacers4:00 PM PST
NBABrooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors4:35 PM PST
NBAWashington Wizards vs Chicago Bulls6:35 PM PST
04/26/2014
BOXINGJ Molina vs L MATTHYSSE6:30 PM PST
BOXINGJ Diaz vs K Thurman7:15 PM PST
05/03/2014
BOXINGM Maidana vs F Mayweather Jr8:00 PM PST
TONIGHT'S MLB WINNING ACTION!
Access Tonight's featured Premium Pick "guaranteed" to win! Simply put your email in the box below or text/call 702-979-4410

Featured pick:

MARINERS VS. MARLINS 7:05 PM ET


* WINNER, WINNER, WINNER *

Here's result from our 2014 Premium Picks.

January (+16.9 Units): $1,690.00
February (+6.6 Units): $660.00
March (+22.9 Units): $2,290.00
Total: (46.4 Units): $4,640.00

Don't miss out on Tonight's pick. Enter your email address in the box below or text/call now: 702-979-4410

EMAIL: