St. Louis leaves Colts bridled




The window of time separating pregame and postgame tailgating proved minimal Sunday. Credit the St. Louis Rams. Or, if the mood strikes, blame them.

Either way, by humiliating Indianapolis by a surprisingly lopsided 38-8 score, coach Jeff Fisher’s team wound up inspiring Colts fans to direct themselves toward any number of Lucas Oil Stadium’s exits early.

St. Louis started the scoring with a defensive touchdown and added three more by way of its offense. Sprinkle in rookie Tavon Austin’s 98-yard punt return for a score early in the second quarter, and the Rams sledge-hammered Indy’s collective psyche from virtually every angle.

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