The facts: The Rams fell to 1-14 with a 31-10 road defeat to the Cardinals in Week 16.
The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two.
The Rams got pressure on Kurt Warner even though they were without both starting defensive ends.
Chris Long collected his fifth sack in the Rams' last eight games. He has 5.0 for the season, one more than he had as a rookie in 2008.
The Rams converted 43 percent of the time on third down, a higher conversion rate than the Cardinals managed.
Receiver Brandon Gibson made an acrobatic grab for a 21-yard touchdown in the third quarter.
Rookie Chris Ogbonnaya had an 18-yard run in his regular-season debut.
The Rams downed four of Donnie Jones' five punts inside the 20.
The Rams held Larry Fitzgerald without a catch longer than 12 yards.
Looking ahead: The Rams face the 49ers at home in Week 17.