The Bucs are missing key pieces on defense (Kwon Alexander) and on offense (Vincent Jackson). They had some of the starch taken out of them last week with a loss to the Saints, a game that pretty much ended hopes of a playoff spot. So the Bucs might not be right physically or mentally for a road game on a very short week. Rams, 20-14.
Tom Jones, Times Sports Columnist
This is a bad Thursday game to have late in the season. The Bucs actually blew a good chance to be in the middle of the NFC race by losing to the Saints. Rebounding here won't be easy. I like St. Louis to win another tough one behind Todd Gurley. Rams, 23-17.
Pete Prisco, CBS Sports
The Rams played well against Detroit last week and will likely feed off that success after suffering a five-game losing streak. As long as the offense creates opportunities for Gurley, the Rams shouldn't have a problem pulling off the win. Rams, 17-13.
Steven Gerwel, Bleacher Report
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