Whitworth said it was natural that players would be nervous in their first playoff appearance.
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"That's really not an excuse for us," said Whitworth, who cited the Rams' series of games against playoff-bound teams down the regular-season stretch as good experience under pressure. "I think we just need to go out there and execute."
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