ST. LOUIS (AP)- St. Louis Rams offensive tackle Rodger Saffold has been placed on injured reserve with a torn pectoral muscle.
Rookie Kevin Hughes was promoted from the practice squad.
Both starting tackles will be out Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks with Jason Smith sidelined a fourth game by a concussion.
Saffold was a second round draft pick last year out of Indiana and was immediately plugged into the lineup at left tackle.
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