1989 Los Angeles Rams season


1989 Los Angeles Rams season

NFL season
team = Los Angeles Rams
year = 1989
record = 11-5
division_place = 2nd NFC West
coach = John Robinson
stadium = Anaheim Stadium
playoffs = W Wild Card
W Divisional
L Conference
previous = 1988
next = 1990

The 1989 Los Angeles Rams season was the team's 52nd year with the National Football League and the 44th season in Los Angeles.

Offseason

NFL Draft

[http://www.pro-football-reference.com/teams/ram/1989.htm]

Roster

Postseason

NFC Divisional Playoff

*Los Angeles Rams 19, New York Giants 13 (OT)Linescore Amfootball
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"at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey"

*Game time: 12:30 p.m. EST
*TV announcers (CBS): Pat Summerall and John Madden
*Referee: Bob McElwee
*Game attendance: 76,325

The Rams upset the Giants with quarterback Jim Everett's 30-yard touchdown pass to Flipper Anderson with 1:06 gone in overtime. New York jumped to a 6-0 lead in the first quarter with two field goals by kicker Raul Allegre. With 17 seconds left in the first half, Anderson caught a 20-yard touchdown reception from Everett to take a 7-6 lead.

In the third quarter, Giants running back Ottis Anderson scored on a 2-yard touchdown. But in the fourth period, Los Angeles kicker Mike Lansford made two field goals to tie the game, the second one coming with 3:01 left in regulation.Rams receiver Henry Ellard had the best postseason performance of his career with 8 receptions for 125 yards.

NFC Championship Game

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"at Candlestick Park, San Francisco"

*Game time: 5:00 p.m. EST/2:00 p.m. PST
*TV announcers (CBS): Pat Summerall and John Madden
*Referee: Jerry Markbreit
*Game attendance: 64,769

The 49ers crushed the Rams with 442 total yards and held the ball for 39:48.

Awards and records

*Flipper Anderson, NFL Game Record, Most Receiving Yards in One Game, 336 yards (vs. New Orleans Saints on November 26, 1989) [ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 98 ]
* Jerry Gray, NFC Pro Bowl Selection
* Jerry Gray, Pro Bowl MVP

Milestones

References


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