With a chance to move to 4-1, strengthen their hold on first place in the NFC West and hit the road for games in Detroit and against the Giants in London swirling in positive vibes, the Rams shot themselves in the foot Sunday in a 30-19 loss to the Buffalo Bills.
In the process, it exposed a couple predictable albeit frustrating truths.
The Rams’ margin of error is nil. They don’t necessarily need a perfect performance to win, but close to it.
And they certainly aren’t equipped to deal with a slew of injuries, critical turnovers and curious coaching decisions. All of which they dealt with Sunday.
Here are some observations:
FISHER GOT A LITTLE TOO CUTE
It was bad enough Rams coach Jeff Fisher opted against trying to tie the game with his team facing fourth-and-goal at the Bills’ 4-yard-line with just under six minutes to play. But trailing, 23-16, he…