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BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
L.A. Rams 30, Minnesota 23
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, December 26, 2021
Where: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: John Hussey
Attendance: 66708
Final Scoring Summary
 
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L.A. Rams 7671030
Minnesota 03101023
1st Quarter
1Q 15:00 Minnesota
LAR 35 8-M. Gay kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 15:00 25-A. Mattison rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - MIN 26 14:24 8-K. Cousins pass to 83-T. Conklin for 6 yards.
3 and 3 - MIN 32 13:46 8-K. Cousins pass to 25-A. Mattison for 1 yard.
4 and 2 - MIN 33 13:05 3-J. Berry punts 37 yards, out of bounds.
1Q 12:57 L.A. Rams
1 and 10 - LAR 30 12:57 25-S. Michel rush for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - LAR 38 12:16 25-S. Michel rush for 2 yards.
1 and 10 - LAR 40 11:36 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 12-V. Jefferson.
2 and 10 - LAR 40 11:28 9-M. Stafford pass to 10-C. Kupp for 5 yards.
3 and 5 - LAR 45 10:57 9-M. Stafford pass to 89-T. Higbee for 5 yards. Minnesota challenged the ruling, and the play was REVERSED, 9-M. Stafford pass to 89-T. Higbee for 4 yards.
4 and 1 - LAR 49 10:44 9-M. Stafford, fumble by 9-M. Stafford, aborted, RECOVERED by 9-M. Stafford returned for 2 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 49 10:02 9-M. Stafford pass to 10-C. Kupp for 19 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 30 9:43 25-S. Michel rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - MIN 25 9:00 9-M. Stafford rush for 7 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 18 8:24 9-M. Stafford pass to 89-T. Higbee for 11 yards.
1 and goal - MIN 7 7:42 25-S. Michel rush for 6 yards.
1 and goal - MIN 1 7:18 25-S. Michel rush for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
8-M. Gay extra point is GOOD.
LAR 7    MIN 0    Plays: 12    Possession: 5:44
1Q 7:13 Minnesota
LAR 35 8-M. Gay kicks 66 yards, 26-K. Nwangwu returns for 9 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 8 7:08 8-K. Cousins rush for 5 yards, ran out of bounds.
2 and 5 - MIN 13 6:31 25-A. Mattison rush for 18 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 31 5:44 8-K. Cousins rush for 4 yards, ran out of bounds.
2 and 6 - MIN 35 5:11 25-A. Mattison rush for -2 yards.
3 and 8 - MIN 33 4:38 8-K. Cousins pass to 83-T. Conklin for 9 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 42 3:54 8-K. Cousins pass to 18-J. Jefferson for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - LAR 49 3:16 25-A. Mattison rush for 2 yards.
1 and 10 - LAR 47 2:41 8-K. Cousins pass to 25-A. Mattison for 14 yards.
1 and 10 - LAR 33 2:14 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 25 yards.
L.A. Rams timeout at 1:31
1 and goal - LAR 8 1:31 25-A. Mattison rush for -1 yard.
2 and goal - LAR 9 0:56 25-A. Mattison rush for 1 yard.
3 and goal - LAR 8 0:17 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 17-K. Osborn, INTERCEPTED by 32-T. Howard at LAR -2, returned for 19 yards, forced out of bounds.
1Q 0:07 L.A. Rams
1 and 10 - LAR 17 0:07 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 10-C. Kupp.
2 and 10 - LAR 17 0:04 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 12-V. Jefferson.
END QUARTER 1
2nd Quarter
L.A. Rams continued...
3 and 10 - LAR 17 15:00 9-M. Stafford pass to 3-O. Beckham Jr. for 8 yards.
4 and 2 - LAR 25 14:24 6-J. Hekker punts 53 yards, fair catch by 12-D. Westbrook.
2Q 14:17 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 22 14:17 25-A. Mattison rush for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 37 13:44 26-K. Nwangwu rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - MIN 38 13:08 8-K. Cousins pass to 26-K. Nwangwu for -1 yard.
3 and 10 - MIN 37 12:24 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete.
4 and 10 - MIN 37 12:17 3-J. Berry punts 47 yards, 19-B. Powell returns for 14 yards, ran out of bounds.
2Q 12:08 L.A. Rams
1 and 10 - LAR 30 12:08 25-S. Michel rush for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - LAR 40 11:26 9-M. Stafford pass to 10-C. Kupp for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - LAR 46 10:41 25-S. Michel rush for 8 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 46 10:16 25-S. Michel rush for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - MIN 37 9:35 25-S. Michel rush for no gain.
3 and 1 - MIN 37 8:55 25-S. Michel rush for 16 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 21 8:10 9-M. Stafford pass to 89-T. Higbee for 4 yards, ran out of bounds.
2 and 6 - MIN 17 7:30 9-M. Stafford pass to 10-C. Kupp for 3 yards.
3 and 3 - MIN 14 6:44 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 3-O. Beckham Jr..
4 and 3 - MIN 14 6:40 8-M. Gay 32 yard field goal is GOOD.
LAR 10    MIN 0    Plays: 10    Possession: 5:28
2Q 6:37 Minnesota
LAR 35 8-M. Gay kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 6:37 8-K. Cousins pass to 30-C. Ham for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - MIN 29 5:53 25-A. Mattison rush for -1 yard.
3 and 7 - MIN 28 5:17 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 18-J. Jefferson.
4 and 7 - MIN 28 5:12 3-J. Berry punts 63 yards, downed by 29-K. Boyd.
2Q 5:00 L.A. Rams
1 and 10 - LAR 9 5:00 10-C. Kupp rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - LAR 13 4:17 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 25-S. Michel.
3 and 6 - LAR 13 4:11 9-M. Stafford pass intended for 25-S. Michel, INTERCEPTED by 55-A. Barr at LAR 14, returned for 3 yards.
2Q 4:02 Minnesota
1 and 10 - LAR 11 4:02 8-K. Cousins, sacked for 7 yards (91-G. Gaines). PENALTY on Minnesota, Tripping (declined).
2 and 17 - LAR 18 3:38 8-K. Cousins pass to 18-J. Jefferson for 5 yards.
3 and 12 - LAR 13 2:58 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 9 yards.
4 and 3 - LAR 4 2:38 1-G. Joseph 23 yard field goal is GOOD.
LAR 10    MIN 3    Plays: 4    Possession: 1:24
2Q 2:34 L.A. Rams
MIN 35 1-G. Joseph kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - LAR 25 2:34 25-S. Michel rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - LAR 27 2:07 9-M. Stafford pass to 12-V. Jefferson for 6 yards.
Two minute warning
3 and 2 - LAR 33 2:00 9-M. Stafford pass to 3-O. Beckham Jr. for 6 yards.
1 and 10 - LAR 39 1:40 9-M. Stafford pass to 89-T. Higbee for 10 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - LAR 49 1:35 9-M. Stafford pass to 25-S. Michel for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - MIN 47 1:04 9-M. Stafford pass to 10-C. Kupp for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - MIN 40 0:59 9-M. Stafford pass to 3-O. Beckham Jr. for 16 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 24 0:40 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 12-V. Jefferson.
2 and 10 - MIN 24 0:36 9-M. Stafford pass to 10-C. Kupp for 11 yards.
L.A. Rams timeout at 0:29
1 and 10 - MIN 13 0:29 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 10-C. Kupp.
2 and 10 - MIN 13 0:23 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 12-V. Jefferson.
3 and 10 - MIN 13 0:19 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 3-O. Beckham Jr..
4 and 10 - MIN 13 0:14 8-M. Gay 31 yard field goal is GOOD.
LAR 13    MIN 3    Plays: 13    Possession: 2:20
2Q 0:09 Minnesota
LAR 35 8-M. Gay kicks 21 yards, 44-J. Metellus returns for no gain.
1 and 10 - MIN 44 0:09 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 18-J. Jefferson.
L.A. Rams timeout at 0:05
2 and 10 - MIN 44 0:05 8-K. Cousins pass to 17-K. Osborn for 8 yards.
Minnesota timeout at 0:01
3 and 2 - LAR 48 0:01 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete.
END QUARTER 2
3rd Quarter
3Q 15:00 L.A. Rams
MIN 35 1-G. Joseph kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - LAR 25 15:00 25-S. Michel rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - LAR 30 14:18 9-M. Stafford pass intended for 12-V. Jefferson, INTERCEPTED by 23-X. Woods at MIN 23, returned for 15 yards.
3Q 14:05 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 38 14:05 8-K. Cousins, fumble by 8-K. Cousins, aborted, RECOVERED by 25-A. Mattison returned for no gain.
2 and 12 - MIN 36 13:29 8-K. Cousins pass to 19-A. Thielen for 6 yards.
3 and 6 - MIN 42 12:47 8-K. Cousins pass to 18-J. Jefferson for 9 yards.
1 and 10 - LAR 49 12:20 25-A. Mattison rush for -2 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 12 - MIN 49 11:36 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 83-T. Conklin.
3 and 12 - MIN 49 11:31 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 17-K. Osborn.
4 and 12 - MIN 49 11:25 3-J. Berry punts 39 yards, fair catch by 10-C. Kupp.
3Q 11:19 L.A. Rams
1 and 10 - LAR 12 11:19 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 25-S. Michel.
2 and 10 - LAR 12 11:13 9-M. Stafford pass intended for 89-T. Higbee, INTERCEPTED by 55-A. Barr at LAR 10, returned for 8 yards.
3Q 11:07 Minnesota
1 and goal - LAR 2 11:07 25-A. Mattison rush for 2 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
1-G. Joseph extra point is GOOD. PENALTY on L.A. Rams, Defensive Offside, 5 yards, enforced between downs.
LAR 13    MIN 10    Plays: 1    Possession: 0:06
3Q 11:01 L.A. Rams
MIN 40 1-G. Joseph kicks 60 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - LAR 25 11:01 25-S. Michel rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - LAR 29 10:16 25-S. Michel rush for 4 yards.
3 and 2 - LAR 33 9:32 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 3-O. Beckham Jr..
4 and 2 - LAR 33 9:26 6-J. Hekker punts 55 yards, fair catch by 12-D. Westbrook.
3Q 9:18 Minnesota
1 and 10 - MIN 12 9:18 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 18-J. Jefferson.
2 and 10 - MIN 12 9:12 8-K. Cousins pass to 18-J. Jefferson for 6 yards.
3 and 4 - MIN 18 8:33 PENALTY on Minnesota, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at MIN 18 - No play.
3 and 9 - MIN 13 8:11 8-K. Cousins rush for 8 yards.
4 and 1 - MIN 21 7:22 3-J. Berry punts 40 yards, 19-B. Powell returns for 61 yards, TOUCHDOWN. PENALTY on Minnesota, Unsportsmanlike Conduct, 15 yards, enforced between downs.
8-M. Gay extra point is GOOD.
3Q 7:06 Minnesota
50 8-M. Gay kicks 46 yards, 31-W. Gallman returns for 7 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 11 7:03 25-A. Mattison rush for -3 yards.
2 and 13 - MIN 8 6:25 8-K. Cousins pass to 18-J. Jefferson for 21 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 29 5:59 25-A. Mattison rush for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - MIN 38 5:35 25-A. Mattison rush for 2 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 40 5:00 26-K. Nwangwu rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - MIN 43 4:20 8-K. Cousins pass to 18-J. Jefferson for 34 yards.
1 and 10 - LAR 23 3:48 26-K. Nwangwu rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - LAR 18 3:21 8-K. Cousins pass to 30-C. Ham for 9 yards.
1 and goal - LAR 9 2:51 8-K. Cousins pass to 17-K. Osborn for 5 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and goal - LAR 4 2:19 26-K. Nwangwu rush for -2 yards.
3 and goal - LAR 6 1:39 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 25-A. Mattison.
4 and goal - LAR 6 1:34 1-G. Joseph 24 yard field goal is GOOD.
LAR 20    MIN 13    Plays: 12    Possession: 5:32
3Q 1:31 L.A. Rams
MIN 35 1-G. Joseph kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - LAR 25 1:31 25-S. Michel rush for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - LAR 35 0:51 25-S. Michel rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - LAR 38 0:06 25-S. Michel rush for 11 yards.
END QUARTER 3
4th Quarter
L.A. Rams continued...
1 and 10 - LAR 49 15:00 9-M. Stafford pass to 10-C. Kupp for 8 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 2 - MIN 43 14:34 27-D. Henderson Jr. rush for 17 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 26 13:48 25-S. Michel rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - MIN 23 13:08 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 3-O. Beckham Jr..
3 and 7 - MIN 23 13:04 9-M. Stafford pass to 89-T. Higbee for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 11 12:31 25-S. Michel rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - MIN 7 11:46 9-M. Stafford pass incomplete to 10-C. Kupp.
3 and 6 - MIN 7 11:42 9-M. Stafford pass to 3-O. Beckham Jr. for 7 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
8-M. Gay extra point is GOOD.
LAR 27    MIN 13    Plays: 11    Possession: 4:54
4Q 11:37 Minnesota
LAR 35 8-M. Gay kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 11:37 8-K. Cousins pass to 83-T. Conklin for 19 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 44 11:10 8-K. Cousins pass to 17-K. Osborn for 19 yards.
1 and 10 - LAR 37 10:45 8-K. Cousins pass to 25-A. Mattison for 14 yards.
1 and 10 - LAR 23 9:59 8-K. Cousins pass to 26-K. Nwangwu for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - LAR 17 9:28 8-K. Cousins pass to 83-T. Conklin for 10 yards.
1 and goal - LAR 7 9:04 26-K. Nwangwu rush for 1 yard.
2 and goal - LAR 6 8:25 8-K. Cousins pass to 17-K. Osborn for 6 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
1-G. Joseph extra point is GOOD.
LAR 27    MIN 20    Plays: 7    Possession: 3:16
4Q 8:21 L.A. Rams
MIN 35 1-G. Joseph kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - LAR 25 8:21 25-S. Michel rush for no gain.
2 and 10 - LAR 25 7:42 25-S. Michel rush for 4 yards.
3 and 6 - LAR 29 7:00 9-M. Stafford pass to 10-C. Kupp for 37 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 34 6:13 25-S. Michel rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - MIN 31 5:28 9-M. Stafford pass to 10-C. Kupp for 6 yards.
3 and 1 - MIN 25 4:45 25-S. Michel rush for 3 yards.
1 and 10 - MIN 22 3:58 25-S. Michel rush for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 3 - MIN 15 3:49 34-J. Funk rush for -1 yard.
Minnesota timeout at 3:44
L.A. Rams timeout at 3:44
3 and 4 - MIN 16 3:44 9-M. Stafford pass to 10-C. Kupp for 7 yards.
1 and goal - MIN 9 3:01 25-S. Michel rush for 1 yard.
Minnesota timeout at 2:56
2 and goal - MIN 8 2:56 25-S. Michel rush for 2 yards.
Minnesota timeout at 2:51
3 and goal - MIN 6 2:51 25-S. Michel rush for no gain.
4 and goal - MIN 6 2:05 8-M. Gay 24 yard field goal is GOOD.
LAR 30    MIN 20    Plays: 13    Possession: 6:16
4Q 2:03 Minnesota
LAR 35 8-M. Gay kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - MIN 25 2:03 8-K. Cousins, fumble by 8-K. Cousins, RECOVERED by 8-K. Cousins returned for -2 yards.
Two minute warning
2 and 12 - MIN 23 1:57 8-K. Cousins pass to 17-K. Osborn for 30 yards.
1 and 10 - LAR 47 1:34 8-K. Cousins pass incomplete to 18-J. Jefferson.
2 and 10 - LAR 47 1:30 8-K. Cousins, sacked for 9 yards (99-A. Donald), RECOVERED by 71-C. Darrisaw returned for no gain.
3 and 21 - MIN 42 0:57 8-K. Cousins pass to 18-J. Jefferson for 16 yards, forced out of bounds.
L.A. Rams timeout at 0:50
4 and 5 - LAR 42 0:50 8-K. Cousins pass to 18-J. Jefferson for 16 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - LAR 26 0:37 8-K. Cousins, spikes Ball.
2 and 10 - LAR 26 0:36 1-G. Joseph 44 yard field goal is GOOD.
LAR 30    MIN 23    Plays: 8    Possession: 1:27
4Q 0:30 L.A. Rams
MIN 35 0:30 1-G. Joseph kicks onside 11 yards, 12-V. Jefferson returns for no gain.
1 and 10 - MIN 46 0:30 9-M. Stafford kneels for -1 yard.
END OF GAME
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