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Spagnuolo: Rams can play with anyone

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St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford (8) escapes the reach of Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell (93) during the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) By Ross D. Franklin St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford (8) escapes the reach of Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell (93) during the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) By Ross D. Franklin
St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo argues with officials during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) By Ross D. Franklin St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo argues with officials during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) By Ross D. Franklin

   ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Keep mistakes to a minimum and the St. Louis Rams believe they can play with anyone.
   An 18-point loss at New Orleans didn't keep coach Steve Spagnuolo down for long. Take away Sam Bradford's two game-swinging rookie mistakes, give him more time to throw and remember the fundamentals of tackling on defense and maybe it goes down to the wire against the Saints instead of a 31-13 loss.
   Spagnuolo said Monday he doesn't believe the Rams (6-7) were outclassed against the Saints, or against the NFC-leading Falcons in a 34-17 loss three weeks ago. He believes his players feel the same way.
   The team that was 1-15 last year and 6-42 the previous three seasons combined has made great strides and appears to be gaining confidence. They're still leading the NFC West with only three games to go.
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