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Rams upset Broncos with 22-7 win

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Rams defeat Broncos in St. Louis By Zach Dalin Rams defeat Broncos in St. Louis By Zach Dalin
ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 16: Shaun Hill #14 of the St. Louis Rams passes against the Denver Broncos in the first quarter at the Edward Jones Dome on November 16, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) By Dilip Vishwanat ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 16: Shaun Hill #14 of the St. Louis Rams passes against the Denver Broncos in the first quarter at the Edward Jones Dome on November 16, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) By Dilip Vishwanat
ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 16: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos warms up prior to a game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on November 16, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images) By Michael B. Thomas ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 16: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos warms up prior to a game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on November 16, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images) By Michael B. Thomas
Rams defeat Broncos in St. Louis By Zach Dalin Rams defeat Broncos in St. Louis By Zach Dalin

ST. LOUIS - With around seven minutes left in the fourth quarter, things looked to be going Peyton Manning's way.

Starting on the 17-yard line, Manning moved the Broncos up 11 yards. Then as he looked for Demaryius Thomas down the sideline, however Trumaine Johnson picked off Manning for the second time. 

For the past three weeks, Manning has thrown two interceptions.

Greg Zuerlein then kicked his fifth field goal of the day to push the Rams lead to 22-7.

On the next possession for Denver, Alex Ogletree batted a fourth down pass into the ground to put a cap on the Broncos day. The Rams were forced to punt on their next possession, but they left Manning with only 24 seconds left on the clock and it wasn't enough as the Rams went on to upset the Denver Broncos 22-7. 

Rams settle for two field goal, lead 19-7

The Rams once again had to settle for a field goal inside the red zone during the third quarter as they extended their lead over Denver to 16-7.

Tre Mason had 33 rushing yards on the 8 play drive. Even though the Rams didn't find the back of the end zone, they didn't shave off more than four minutes off the game clock to give the defense a rest. 

Then to start the fourth quarter, Alex Ogletree picked off a pass from Peyton Manning to put the Rams offense around mid-field. The offense was only able to pick up one first down and called upon Greg Zuerlein. He connected on a 55-yard field goal to put the Rams up by another three points. 

Manning goes deep for Broncos TD

The Denver Broncos finally got on the board with just over two minutes left in the first half. 

The Rams had forced three punts on the four previous Denver drives. However, with Peyton Manning at third down and ten yards, he found Emanuel Sanders all by himself near the end zone as he completed the pass for a 42-yard touchdown reception.

The touchdown cut into the Rams lead 13-7, with the good extra point. 

Zuerlein gives Rams 13-0 lead 

The Rams put together a long drive through most of the second quarter, but had to settle for a field goal inside the red zone. 

The 10 play drive took almost seven minutes off the clock as Kenny Britt had two receptions for 32 yards to bring his total for the day to 128 yards. He is the first Rams receiver to have a 100 yard receiving game. 

Tre Mason has also some good drives with 56 yards on 12 carries.

Greg Zuerlein kicked a 29-yard field goal to put the Rams ahead of Denver 13-0. 

Hill, Britt team up for 10 points in first quarter

In his first start since the season opener, Shaun Hill has had two long passes to set the St. Louis Rams up for both scoring drives.

Opening the game, Hill connected with Kenny Britt for a 33-yard reception. Unfortunately, that drive only produced a 37-yard field goal from Greg Zuerlein.

Then on their third possession of the game, the Rams received the ball on their 37-yard line after Peyton Manning and the Broncos turned the ball over on downs. On the first play of the drive, Hill once again found Britt for a 63-yard touchdown to put the Rams up 10-0 on Denver at the end of the first quarter.  

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