The Rams' playoff journey ended with a narrow 24–23 loss to the Lions in the Wild Card Round.

The Lions won as the Rams faced a challenging drive that ended with a decisive penalty.

Matthew Stafford had an impressive performance in the loss: 367 yards, 2 touchdowns.

Rookie Puka Nakua set an NFL record with 181 receiving yards and one touchdown.

The Lions took an early lead with a 10-play, 75-yard drive capped by a David Montgomery touchdown.

The Rams responded with a Maher field goal, cutting the deficit to four in the first quarter.

Stafford connects with Nekua for a spectacular 50-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.

The Lions increased their lead with a Goff-to-LaPorta 2-yard touchdown pass.

Despite late efforts, the Rams were unsuccessful and the Lions won with a final score of 24–23.