QB circumstance still indistinct: Los Angeles Rams’ Aaron Donald (rib), Cooper Kupp (knee) everyday
Vulnerability looms with respect to the strength of the Los Angeles Rams as they start groundwork for a divisional-round season finisher game at the Green Bay Packers.
Cautious tackle Aaron Donald has a rib injury, wide recipient Cooper Kupp has bursitis in his knee, quarterback John Wolford has a stinger and quarterback Jared Goff is proceeding to recuperate from thumb a medical procedure that he went through on Dec. 28.
Rams mentor Sean McVay communicated hopefulness Sunday night that Donald and Kupp can return for next Saturday’s challenge, yet the quarterback circumstance stays muddled.
“I want to be able to just see their health,” McVay said Wolford and Goff. “That’s the first thing, and we’ll just kind of go from there.”
McVay said he has not figured out who will begin against the Packers, and he didn’t demonstrate in the event that he was inclining toward any path.
Wolford began a second back to back game on Saturday in a 30-20 special case season finisher succeed at the Seattle Seahawks, yet he left with 5:40 to play in the primary quarter subsequent to enduring a stinger.
Goff entered the game 12 days eliminated from a medical procedure to fix a wrecked thumb on his tossing hand and passed for 155 yards and a score. Thereafter, Goff said he didn’t feel torment in his thumb and that he was “very capable with what I have going on right now,” regardless of being under 100% solid.
Nonetheless, McVay said Sunday it was evident that Goff’s harmed thumb influenced his play, and the mentor declined to estimate about who might begin against the Packers if Goff’s recuperation kept on advancing with no misfortune.
“I’m going to take it a day at a time. It affected him yesterday; you watch the game, it did,” McVay said of Goff. “And so it might not have been painful, but it was something that he did a great job battling, being ready to go; and there were some things that he typically is able to execute that it seemed like they were a factor.”
Wolford and Goff were the Rams’ just dynamic quarterbacks against the Seahawks, yet McVay said that due to the conditions, he would perhaps keep a third quarterback dynamic against the Packers.
With respect to Donald, who recorded 13.5 sacks in the standard season and added two more against the Seahawks, McVay declined to give points of interest when gotten some information about the seriousness of his rib injury.
“We’ll be brilliant with him consistently,” McVay said. “However, I do feel that if anything he’s going to do, he’s going to give it his best shot to be all set.”
Donald endured the injury in the second from last quarter in Seattle when he hit quarterback Russell Wilson, who seemed to arrive on Donald’s ribs. Donald left the game and didn’t return.
Kupp left the game in the final quarter, however McVay said his physical issue didn’t happen on a particular play.
“We’ll kind of just monitor that day to day for him and hopefully get that swelling and inflammation down with the anticipation and hope to have him ready to go,” McVay said.
McVay additionally said that left gatekeeper David Edwards, who left Saturday’s tilt in the subsequent quarter, has Achilles tendinitis and will be everyday. On the off chance that he can’t play, Bobby Evans will begin at left gatekeeper.