Silver linings: Rams at Dolphins

The facts: The St. Louis Rams fell to 3-3 with a 17-14 road defeat to the Miami Dolphins in Week 6.

The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two.

  • The Rams allowed only 17 points. They have allowed 33 points over their last three games after allowing 78 points over their first three games.

  • Sam Bradford passed for 315 yards and ran for a touchdown while posting a 91.3 NFL passer rating and a season-high 77.3 Total QBR.

  • Brandon Gibson made a memorable one-handed grab along the sideline in a clutch situation as the Rams tried to rally.

  • Rookie Chris Givens had a 65-yard reception. This was his third consecutive game with a reception of at least 50 yards.

  • The Rams held the Dolphins to 1.1 yards per rushing attempt.

  • Rookie running back Daryl Richardson rushed for 76 yards with a 6.9-yard average as the Rams gashed the Dolphins' league-leading rush defense for a 6.0-yard average.

  • The Rams finished with the following statistical advantages: 22-12 in first downs, 462-192 net yards, 162-19 rushing yards and 6.7-3.9 yards per play.

  • Jo-Lonn Dunbar and Chris Long each had a sack.

Looking ahead: The Rams are home against the Green Bay Packers in Week 7.