ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford has overcome a dropped pass that could have gone for a big gain. He has played through a couple big hits and an acrobatic interception by Arizona Cardinals safety Adrian Wilson.
And when the St. Louis Rams faced fourth-and-goal at the 1 while trailing by a touchdown with 5 seconds left in the second quarter, Bradford rolled right and found Laurent Robinson for a touchdown. The Rams could have handed off to Steven Jackson, but they trusted their rookie quarterback instead. Very telling.
It's only Week 1, but so far, Bradford is looking like he could be the best quarterback in the division pretty quickly. Lots of poise. Has the accuracy. Good feel for the game.
Derek Anderson, meanwhile, has appeared quite inaccurate.