The Los Angeles Rams’ opening second-half practice appeared on life support as Matthew Stafford stepped back, facing the third and -10 from his own 25-yard line – until Stafford ran his way. progress and finally spots veteran wide receiver DeSean Jackson at the back of the field, all to himself.
Stafford threw a 75-yard bomb at Jackson, as Bucs safety Mike Edwards caught himself stepping forward and fell to the grass to recover and watch Jackson make the catch. Jackson slowed down before the goal line, nearly causing the defensive backs he left in the dust, as he scored a touchdown to put the Rams in place, 21-7, with 14:02 left in the third quarter. .
Jackson celebrated on the sidelines with coach Sean McVay, who himself sprinted at high speed, to inflict a chest lump on his fast veteran wide receiver, just days after McVay vowed to get him more involved in the offensive.
Jackson is the ninth player in NFL history with at least 10 touchdowns from 75 yards, while Stafford has three passing touchdowns from 50 yards or more this season, tying the number of Rams in the 2019 and 2020 seasons – combined .
– Rams de Los Angeles (@RamsNFL) September 26, 2021