Rams players' tweets say it all after disappointing loss to Giants
St. Louis Rams wide receiver Mike Sims-Walker (10) is tackled by New York Giants free safety Antrel Rolle (26) during the second quarter of an NFL football game Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) By Julio Cortez
St. Louis Rams defensive end James Hall sacks New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) By Bill Kostroun
(FootballStL) -- In a battle between two battered teams, the New York Giants were still too strong for the St. Louis Rams. Rams players took to Twitter following the 28-16 loss to the Giants to express their disappointment.
WR Mike Sims-Walker tweeted “Tough one to swallow but we gotta keep believing and getting better..... #ramsnation”. Sims-Walker caught six passes for 92 yards.
DE Chris Long, who had three tackles including a sack, tweeted “Man was a real tough one. We have no choice but to bounce back. Short week. We will turn it around though”.
WR Brandon Gibson, who caught 4 passes for 52 yards, tweeted “Them bright lights were on & we didn't shine. Home game next...see y'all there stl”.
LB James Laurinaitis, who led the team with 14 total tackles, tweeted “Thank you everyone for the uplifting tweets. Very disappointed. No time to sulk, on to Baltimore tomorrow. Glory to god. We will get better.”
WR Danario Alexander tweeted “Appreciate all the love!! had my first career 100 yard game today, we gotta get that W though”. Alexander caught three passes for 122 yards including a 68-yard reception in the first quarter.
WR Dominique Curry tweeted “I really appreciate the fan support and the #RamsNation that still have our back... Don't worry we ARE and WILL Bounce BACK!!!!”
WR Austin Pettis, who was inactive this week, tweeted “This one got away quick turn around this week got to clean up mistakes and focus on the next...hope I can get out and contribute next week”.