Sam Bradford (8) looks for a receiver against the San Francisco 49ers during the second quarter at Candlestick Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE
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(The Rams Tailgate Show) -- The Rams and Jets look to salvage their playoff hopes in St. Louis on Sunday as the Jets are coming off an embarrassing loss to the Seahawks in Seattle while the Rams are coming off a tie to the 49ers in a game they had in the bag but allowed the Niners back in to force overtime where the deadlock couldn't be snapped. Both clubs will look to get back in the win column with playoff races starting to take shape.
The Rams were in great shape on the road to start their encounter with the 49ers but a second half collapse allowed the Niners back into the contest and ultimately led to the first tie in the NFL since 2008.
Danny Amendola was excellent in his return to the Rams lineup and he will continue to be a focal point of Sam Bradford's aerial attack especially if the Rams can't get Steven Jackson and Daryl Richardson some extended productivity.
St. Louis has an outside shot of challenging the 49ers and Seahawks in the NFC West but will have to continue to play the way they did in the first half against San Francisco and a home date against the Jets who are playing as bad as anyone at the moment might be the recipe for success and confidence.
The New York Jets are always caught up in the midst of the media circus that is accompanied by playing in New York but the claims from Antonio Cromartie that the Jets will make the playoffs are laughable especially after their abysmal outing against the Seahawks in Week 10.
The Jets failed to score an offensive point in a 28-7 loss in which their only points came off a defensive touchdown that highlighted a strong outing from the Jets D but was ultimately overshadowed by an atrocious effort from the Jets offense.
New York was matched up against a very solid Seahawks defense in one of the tougher venues to play in the NFL but you can't excuse how woeful they were on offense and now head to St. Louis to face a hungry team looking to make a push towards an improbable playoff run.
Rex Ryan remains supportive of Mark Sanchez behind center as he claims Sanchez gives them the best chance to win but with time running out on the Jets season and patience of the Jets faithful running thin perhaps we could see more glimpses of Tim Tebow to close out the season especially if things go sour in St. Louis.