The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two.
Steven Jackson became the 27th player in NFL history to reach 10,000 yards rushing. Jackson also had eight receptions for 73 yards.
Sam Bradford finished with 377 yards passing and three touchdowns.
Rookie receiver Brian Quick caught the second touchdown pass of his career.
Danny Amendola had a touchdown pass and a 17-yard punt return.
The Rams allowed two third-down conversions in 11 chances.
St. Louis scored three touchdowns on four red zone possessions.
Vikings defensive end Jared Allen finished the game with no sacks.
Looking ahead: The Rams visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 16.