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s about all the time Toronto needed to nearly pull even. The Raptors out

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ST. Vapormax China Paypal . LOUIS - In the lead-up to their rematch against the San Francisco 49ers, the St. Louis Rams were scrambling to find enough healthy players.Disorganized? Well, not quite.A disruptive defence theyd been waiting for all season led the way in an unexpected 13-10 victory at San Francisco on Sunday.The Rams (3-5) had eight sacks, plus came up with the big goal-line stand at the finish that made up for an offence that mustered just 193 yards.Rookie Aaron Donald and fellow tackle Kendall Langford led the push that led to Colin Kaepernicks lost fumble on a quarterback sneak at the goal line in the final seconds.Its great to find a way to win, but its also great to know we didnt play our perfect game, guard Rodger Saffold said. Our defence played a hell of a game. At the end, we found a way to win. That was awesome.The bottom line is theyve got momentum for Sundays game at NFC West-leading Arizona, and coach Jeff Fisher is optimistic cornerback Janoris Jenkins will be back after missing two games with a knee injury.Robert Quinn had two sacks for St. Louis, which totalled six sacks in the first seven games. The pressure led to the 49ers converting just three of 12 on third down.We were just getting after it, Donald said. We were rushing the passer like we know how.Expectations were low given Fisher and general manager Les Snead made 18 personnel moves over a 48-hour period in the middle of the week.It was a bounce-back effort all week long, Fisher said. Things didnt look good early in the week. We got em back.Earlier in the season, the 49ers erased an early two-touchdown deficit and won by two touchdowns in St. Louis. The Rams had 13 players on the injury list all week, many of them starters.Well, Wednesday we couldnt even practice. We had to kind of have a walkthrough day and try to get guys healthy, quarterback Austin Davis said.It wasnt a pretty win, but its a great win.The Rams shut out the 49ers in the second half, reversing a troubling trend. They were blanked 24-0 after the break last week at Kansas City and have been particularly weak in the third quarter, getting outscored 69-13.Though St. Louis made little happen offensively, the 49ers were stopped, too.Before gaining 59 yards on the final drive, San Francisco had mustered four first downs in four second-half possessions.Im sure that every D-lineman expects to get multiple sacks game in and game out, Quinn said. But of course, they dont come that easy.Guys were working their butts off and sold out for the team.Until the finish when he was whistled for penalties on consecutive snaps near the goal, Trumaine Johnson had a strong season debut coming off a preseason knee injury. Johnsons return helped compensate for Jenkins absence, and for Marcus Robersons struggles.Running back Zac Stacy again was the odd man out in a crowded backfield, and was the lone St. Louis player who didnt play. Stacy just missed 1,000 yards rushing his rookie season, but has fallen behind rookie Tre Mason and Benny Cunningham.Zac has handled this professionally, Fisher said. He will get to play, he will get his reps. Its hard to spread the ball around.Mason, a third-round pick, made his first career start and had 19 of the 27 carries, totalling 65 yards with a 3.4-yard average.Fisher didnt exactly anoint Mason as the starter this week at NFC West-leading Arizona.You guys come out to Arizona, watch the first play and figure out whos going to start, the coach said.___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL Balenciaga Shoes Clearance .Y. - Carey Price had an early feeling that one goal might be enough to settle the latest matchup between his Montreal Canadiens and longtime Original Six foe, the New York Rangers. Vapormax Cheap Sale .4 seconds left and dribbled up court, weaving through Pitts defence. http://www.brandshoescheaponline.com/wholesale-air-max-china.html .C. -- Unable to get much lift off his sore right ankle, Bobcats centre Al Jefferson figured it was time to make an adjustment. NEW ORLEANS -- Greivis Vasquez drew a round of applause when he first checked in against the team for which he played the past two seasons. Later, he all but silenced the New Orleans crowd with five straight points that gave his new team the lead for good inside the final two minutes. DeMar DeRozan scored 31 points, Vasquez finished with 14, and the Toronto Raptors snapped a two-game skid with a resilient 107-100 victory over the Pelicans on Wednesday night. "I was blessed enough to be out there at the end of the game," said Vasquez, who was traded by New Orleans after last season in a deal that brought Tyreke Evans to the Pelicans. "I had a really rough first half and then the second half I was just on a mission," Vasquez said. "I like close games, man. Im not afraid. I would never be afraid. Im the type of player that would risk everything. Thats how I got (the starting point guard) job here in New Orleans." Kyle Lowry scored 23, Amir Johnson added 17 and Vasquez finished with 14 to help Toronto overcome a 14-point first-half deficit and snap a two-game skid. Tyler Hansbrough, playing additional minutes with starting centre Jonas Valanciunas sidelined by a sore back, grabbed 13 rebounds, seven on the offensive end. "Thats psycho-T at his finest," DeRozan said of Hansbrough. "He went out there, played extremely hard, got rebounds and came up with some big rebounds late in the game. Thats just him." The game was tied at 94 when Vasquez scored five straight points in a 36-second span on a running floater and a driving layup as he was fouled -- the latter coming after Vasquez rebounded his missed jumper for one of Torontos 22 offensive rebounds. "Its cool to have a teammate like that because you see how much he wanted it," DeRozan said of Vasquez. "Thats why we call him Spicy. You never know what youre going to get until you eat it." Al-Farouq Aminu had 19 points and 10 rebounds for New Orleans, which was without All-Star Anthony Davis because of an illness. The Pelicans could not deny that Davis absence, one game after his career-high 40 points and 21 rebounds in Sundays overtime win over Boston, was a factor.. Cheap Adidas Ultra Boost China. "Obviously, with a guy that can rebound like Anthony, its hard to make up for that," rookie centre Jeff Withey said. Evans had 18 points for the Pelicans. Eric Gordon added 15, but was shut out in the second half, when his playing time was limited after he was called for his fourth foul in the middle of the third quarter. "Once he got in foul trouble ... I think that probably broke his rhythm," Pelicans coach Monty Williams said. Brian Roberts scored 11 points, while Alexis Ajinca and Austin Rivers each had 10 to keep New Orleans in front for most of the game. New Orleans led 94-90 on Witheys free throw with 4:26 left. But during the next 50 seconds, Johnson slammed home a putback dunk and followed that with a driving layup as the shot clock expired to tie it at 94. Next came Vasquezs five straight points, followed by Lowrys free throw and Johnsons tip shot to cap a 12-1 run from which New Orleans never recovered. "We played decent defence, forced them to miss and they got rebound after rebound," Williams said. "We missed a lot of shots, layups in the paint, but the rebounding tonight was not good at all." Gordon, Aminu (12 points) and Evans (10 points) all reached double figures in the first half, much of which was controlled by New Orleans. The Pelicans seemed to surprise the Atlantic Division-leading Raptors by racing to an early double-digit lead. Rivers driving layup gave New Orleans a 31-18 lead late in the first quarter. In the second quarter, the lead reached 14 points several times, the last on Aminus layup that made it 50-36. At that point, there was 5:20 left in the second quarter, which was about all the time Toronto needed to nearly pull even. The Raptors outscored the Pelicans 20-7 to close the half. DeRozan scored nine during the stint, including a three-point play on a driving layup and a 12-foot fade at the halftime horn that made it 57-56. NOTES: The Pelicans went 3-3 on their six-game home stand. New Orleans next plays at Atlanta on Friday, then hosts Miami on Saturday to open a four-game home stand. ... The Raptors have not lost three straight since making a seven-player trade with Sacramento on Dec. 9. ' ' '

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