Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando
All blowouts are not the same, but that won't matter if the Rams decide to fire coach Scott Linehan following the team's 0-4 start.
The Rams were more competitive this week than last. They held a 14-13 lead in the third quarter. Steven Jackson topped 100 yards rushing for the first time this season. Trent Green passed for 236 yards. The run defense tightened considerably, preventing Marshawn Lynch from taking over the game.
But the final score was all too predictable. The Bills returned an interception for a touchdown. They made big plays in the passing game, continuing a trend against the Rams' pass defense. It's just tough to find much hope taking a 31-14 defeat and 0-4 record into the bye week.