The 1993Los Angeles Rams season was the team's 56th year with the National Football League and the 48th season in Los Angeles. The Rams looked to improve on their 6-10 record from 1992 and make the playoffs for the first time since 1989. However, the season started off horribly, as the Rams were stomped 36-6 by the Packers in Green Bay in their first game. The Rams, however, rebounded with a 27-0 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers at home. This was followed by a 20-10 loss to the New York Giants and a 28-13 win over the Houston Oilers in Houston. After the win over Houston, the Rams dipped even further, losing their next 5 games to the New Orleans Saints at home (37-6), the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta (30-24), the Detroit Lions at home (16-13), the arch-rival San Francisco 49ers in San Francisco (40-17), and the Falcons at home (13-0), to drop to 2-7. After a surprising win over the Washington Redskins at home, the Rams were walloped in their next 2 games by the 49ers (35-10) at home and the Phoenix Cardinals in Arizona (38-10) as the Rams dropped to 3-9, assuring them of a 4th straight losing season and eliminating them from division contention. However, after a win over the Saints in New Orleans, the Rams remained in the playoff race. However, after a 15-3 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati, the Rams were eliminated from the playoffs for a 4th straight season. This was followed by an embarrassing 42-14 loss at home to the Cleveland Browns and a 20-6 win over the Bears at home. Ultimately, the Rams finished with a hapless 5-11 record and missed the playoffs for the 4th straight season.
After a week 6 bye, the Rams looked to get back into the win column on a Thursday night matchup with the then-winless Falcons in Atlanta. Los Angeles got off to a good enough start, leading 17–10 at half and 24–17 heading into the fourth quarter, but things fell apart for the Rams in the fourth. Atlanta scored 13 unanswered points in the final quarter to pull away from Los Angeles and register their first win of the 1993 season.
Week Seven: Los Angeles Rams (2–3) at Atlanta Falcons (0–5)
Coming out of their second bye week, Los Angeles once again faced the Atlanta Falcons—this time, in Anaheim. While the Falcons were winless going into their last meeting with the Rams, since then, they had won two of their last three and came into the second matchup at 2–6. While Los Angeles was favored by three, the Rams could not get anything going offensively and lost to the Falcons, 13–0, being shut out at home for the first time since 1984.
Week Eleven: Atlanta Falcons (2–6) at Los Angeles Rams (2–6)
Week fourteen saw Los Angeles lose yet again, falling to 3–9 on the season. While the Rams had been considered out of the running for the NFC West Championship for many weeks, with their loss to Phoenix, Los Angeles became mathematically eliminated from the NFC West. The Rams would eventually finish last in the division.
Week Fourteen: Los Angeles Rams (3–8) at Phoenix Cardinals (3–8)
For week 16, Los Angeles traveled to Cincinnati to face the one-win Bengals. Once again, the Rams were unable to put together a competent offense and were only able to score three points the entire game. With the loss to Cincinnati, Los Angeles found itself mathematically eliminated from playoff contention for the fourth straight season. At the time, the Rams also handed the Bengals only their second win of the season—their first incidentally came against the Rams' cross-town rival, the Raiders. Ram tackle Irv Eatman stated that "They [Cincinnati] beat us, they beat the Raiders, they played the 49ers tough and obviously they're just hell on California...they might be looking to put us on the schedule more frequently."
Week Sixteen: Los Angeles Rams (4–9) at Cincinnati Bengals (1–12)