October 31, 1990 |
In a season full of malfunctions, aborted takeoffs and futile, prolonged efforts at repair, it figured: The Rams were felled by breakdowns again. First, they had to endure a 41-10 destruction by the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night at Three Rivers Stadium, dropping their record to 2-5 and their playoff hopes to near-extinction. Then their long, painful night's journey into day got worse. If there is a night that capsulizes their season-long nightmare, this was it.