1996 St. Louis Rams season

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1996 St. Louis Rams season
Head coach Rich Brooks
General manager Steve Ortmayer
Owner Georgia Frontiere
Home field Trans World Dome
Results
Record 6–10
Division place 3rd NFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
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Timeline
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< 1995 1997 >

The 1996 St. Louis Rams season was the team'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.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1996 St. Louis Rams staff
Front office
  • Chairman – Georgia Frontiere
  • Vice Chairman – Stan Kroenke
  • President – John Shaw
  • Senior Vice President – Jay Zygmunt
  • Vice President of Football Operations – Steve Ortmayer
  • Director of Player Personnel – John Becker

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator – Willie Shaw
  • Defensive Line – Deek Pollard
  • Linebackers – Dick Selcer
  • Cornerbacks – Steve Brown

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Chris Clausen

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 1, 1996 Cincinnati Bengals W 26–16
62,659
2 September 8, 1996 at San Francisco 49ers L 34–0
63,624
3 Bye
4 September 22, 1996 Washington Redskins L 17–10
62,303
5 September 29, 1996 at Arizona Cardinals L 31–28
33,116
6 October 6, 1996 San Francisco 49ers L 28–11
61,260
7 October 13, 1996 at Carolina Panthers L 45–13
70,535
8 October 20, 1996 Jacksonville Jaguars W 17–14
60,066
9 October 27, 1996 at Baltimore Ravens L 37–31
60,256
10 November 3, 1996 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 42–6
58,148
11 November 10, 1996 Atlanta Falcons W 59–16
58,776
12 November 17, 1996 Carolina Panthers L 20–10
60,652
13 November 24, 1996 Green Bay Packers L 24–9
61,499
14 December 1, 1996 at New Orleans Saints W 26–10
26,310
15 December 8, 1996 at Chicago Bears L 35–9
45,075
16 December 15, 1996 at Atlanta Falcons W 34–27
26,519
17 December 21, 1996 New Orleans Saints W 14–13
57,681

Standings[edit]

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

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