I've had some penalties this year. For the second week in a row, the Rams reached double figures in penalties. "We have really got to stop the dumb penalties and that's all on players," Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis said. A week earlier, in a 23-13 setback against the 49ers in San Francisco, it was 11 penalties for 105 yards. "Coach can say it until he's blue in the face, but that's on players to internally say ‘Hey, we have got to be smarter because we are just killing ourselves.'" The extent to which the Rams are killing themselves can be seen in the many different ways of looking at how their continued penalty problems set them at a disadvantage in games. The return, which figured to go for a touchdown, was waved off because referee Walt Coleman’s crew ruled the original pass from Palmer to tight end Jim Dray was a touchdown.