Rams’ quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has felt the highs and lows of being an NFL quarterback. Two weeks ago, helped lead the Rams to a comeback win over the Texans. On Sunday he was picked off five times in a 27-13 loss to the Vikings in Minnesota.
Fitzpatrick’s first interception came near the end of the first half, when Antoine Winfield took the pass away at the Rams’ 29 yard-line. Paul Edinger hit a 44-yard field goal with just under a minute to go to take a 13-3 lead.
The Rams responded with a quick drive to the Vikings’ five-yard line, which resulted in a 23 yard field goal from Jeff Wilkins to cut the lead to 13-6.
The Rams tied the game with their first drive of the third quarter, when Ryan Fitzpatrick scored on 14-yard run into the end zone. The extra point from Jeff Wilkins made it 13-13.
On the Vikings next possession, they drove 80 yards on a five play drive. Michael Bennett rushed up the middle for seven yards for the score and Minnesota never trailed again.
Fitzpatrick finished 26-for-45 for 235 yards.