NFL Expert Picks with Jeff Ellis and ESPN

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Sep 15, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford (8) passes the ball against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half at Georgia Dome. The Falcons defeated the Rams 31-24. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

St. Louis @ Dallas
I am going against the grain and taking the Rams. These teams have nearly the same defensive statistics, Rams are ranked 24th for total yds and Cowboys are ranked 25th. What I like about the Rams is that they know how to move the ball. Their offense is ranked 10th with 394 passing yds/game and 326 rushing yds/game. These numbers are not stellar but they are very good and well balanced. They’ll keep the under-performing Cowboys defense on their heels.