nfl Game Recap
Broncos Down Los Angeles 17-12 - Match Report
The Rams came up short against the Broncos in Pre-Season Week 3 action on Saturday, falling 17-12 at Empower Field at Mile High.
Denver won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -9.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 34.0.
Damarea Crockett rushed for 39 yards, while Melvin Gordon III added 35 yards in the win. Trinity Benson and Courtland Sutton added 34 and 27 receiving yards respectively.
Bryce Perkins rushed for 50 yards for Los Angeles, while Xavier Jones added 44 yards. Bryce Perkins threw for 201 yards for the Rams, while receivers Tutu Atwell and Trishton Jackson had 62 and 48 yards respectively.
Denver was outgained by Los Angeles 286-258 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-16 by the Broncos.
Denver lost the time of possession battle 31:16-28:44, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Giants. The Rams will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Chicago.