The facts: The Rams fell to 6-8 with a 27-13 home defeat to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 15.
The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two.
The Rams control their playoff destiny. They'll win the NFC West if they win their final two games.
The Rams scored on their first two drives and led 6-0 after the first quarter
The Rams held Cassel to a 68.8 rating, his lowest since Week 2.
Danny Amendola had a 42-yard punt return and a 30-yard kickoff return, plus seven receptions.
The Rams converted a higher percentage of the time on third down (35 percent to 29 percent).
Kicker Josh Brown made both field-goal tries, including one from 52 yards. He has made 15-of-19 from 50-plus yards over the last three seasons.
Looking ahead: The Rams face the San Francisco 49ers at the Edward Jones Dome in Week 16.