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Friday, December 2, 2011
Schedule delivers rough two-week stretch

By Mike Sando
ESPN.com

The St. Louis Rams face enough challenges as it is. They could do without a difficult two-week stretch featuring unfavorable scheduling.

Consider:
The Rams also face a slightly shorter week when they play a Saturday game at Pittsburgh in Week 16. But the Steelers will have it tough in some ways, too. They'll be coming off a Monday night road game against the 49ers. They'll return to Pittsburgh early Tuesday morning, then play four days later.