LOS ANGELES — Eric Weddle noticed it before the meeting with the Arizona Cardinals a week ago. His Los Angeles Rams just had a different kind of intensity to them during pregame warmups at University of Phoenix Stadium. “This buzz” is how the veteran defensive back described it.
When he sensed it, Weddle felt compelled to say something to coach Sean McVay.
“I said, ‘Can you feel that?’ He said, ‘Yeah, man,’ ” Weddle recounted during a conversation with USA TODAY Sports. “I said, ‘This game’s over, man.’ You could just tell we were going to go out and play well.”
And the Rams did — producing one of their most lopsided victories of the season.
Weddle had that same feeling Sunday afternoon as the Rams prepared for their matchup with