1996 St. Louis Rams Season
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1996 St. Louis Rams Season
1996 St. Louis Rams season
OwnerGeorgia Frontiere
Head coachRich Brooks
General managerSteve Ortmayer
Home fieldTrans World Dome
Results
Record6-10
Division place3rd NFC West
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro BowlersNone
Uniform
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The 1996 St. Louis Rams season was the franchise's 59th year with the National Football League (NFL) and the second season in St. Louis. It was marked by a 59-16 victory over the Atlanta Falcons in week 11. The Rams' point tally in that game was the highest by an NFL team since 1989, when the Cincinnati Bengals scored 61 points. Safety Keith Lyle tied first for the league lead in interceptions, with 9. However, the Rams finished the season with a 6-10 record. Head coach Rich Brooks was fired after the season

Offseason

NFL Draft

1996 St. Louis Rams draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 6 Lawrence Phillips  Running back Nebraska
1 18 Eddie Kennison  Wide Receiver LSU
2 42 Tony Banks  Quarterback Michigan State
2 59 Ernie Conwell  Tight end Washington from Pittsburgh
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Personnel

Staff

Roster

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Venue Attendance
1 September 1 Cincinnati Bengals W 26-16 1-0 Trans World Dome 62,659
2 September 8 at San Francisco 49ers L 0-34 1-1 3Com Park 63,624
3 Bye
4 September 22 Washington Redskins L 10-17 1-2 Trans World Dome 62,303
5 September 29 at Arizona Cardinals L 28-31 (OT) 1-3 Sun Devil Stadium 33,116
6 October 6 San Francisco 49ers L 11-28 1-4 Trans World Dome 61,260
7 October 13 at Carolina Panthers L 13-45 1-5 Bank of America Stadium 70,535
8 October 20 Jacksonville Jaguars W 17-14 2-5 Trans World Dome 60,066
9 October 27 at Baltimore Ravens L 31-37 (OT) 2-6 Memorial Stadium 60,256
10 November 3 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 6-42 2-7 Three Rivers Stadium 58,148
11 November 10 Atlanta Falcons W 59-16 3-7 Trans World Dome 58,776
12 November 17 Carolina Panthers L 10-20 3-8 Trans World Dome 60,652
13 November 24 Green Bay Packers L 9-24 3-9 Trans World Dome 61,499
14 December 1 at New Orleans Saints W 26-10 4-9 Louisiana Superdome 26,310
15 December 8 at Chicago Bears L 9-35 4-10 Soldier Field 45,075
16 December 15 at Atlanta Falcons W 34-27 5-10 Georgia Dome 26,519
17 December 21 New Orleans Saints W 14-13 6-10 Trans World Dome 57,681

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Standings

NFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(2) Carolina Panthers 12 4 0 .750 367 218 W7
(4) San Francisco 49ers 12 4 0 .750 398 257 W2
St. Louis Rams 6 10 0 .375 303 409 W2
Atlanta Falcons 3 13 0 .188 309 461 L2
New Orleans Saints 3 13 0 .188 229 339 L1

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