Rams’ Team Goal No.2 for 2010: Score 320+ Total Points

May 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In 2009, the Rams scored a grand total of 175 points in 16 games.  That is just over 10.9 points per game.  This was good enough to rank us 32nd out 32 teams—or dead last in the league.  It was good enough to win 1 football game in total.
You aren’t going to beat many teams in the NFL scoring 10 or 11 points per game; not even if you have the 1985 Bear defense guarding your endzone.  Switch to the 1976 Steel Curtain, and you won’t get much better results.  How about if we substitute in the 2000 Ravens’ defense?  No dice.  You still won’t win many games.
Even if you have historic defense of legend powering your team, 10.9 is not enough to win.  Our point total must go up, or we will never win.  This is the categorical moral imperative for the Rams: score more points.  Screw what Immanuel Kant thinks.
Our 2009 point total was a far cry from the league-leading World Champion Saints.&...

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