St. Louis’ most veteran defensive back, Janoris Jenkins, hasn’t practiced in two weeks and seems unlikely to play Sunday when the Rams take on the 7-1 Arizona Cardinals.
With his team coming off a bad loss last Sunday in Kansas City, and staring down the barrel of a meeting with a rested and angry San Francisco 49er team this coming Sunday, Rams head coach Jeff Fisher made an unusual decision regarding the team’s first practice of the week on Wednesday.
After a disastrous Sunday in Kansas City, which left its defensive backfield decimated by injuries, the St. Louis Rams wheeled a deal on Tuesday to acquire safety Mark Barron from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
It was another disheartening Sunday for the St. Louis Rams — perhaps the most disappointing performance for the club since the season opening loss to Minnesota.
Team also finalizes roster with practice squad additions, releases its Week 1 practice schedule, and announces new three-year contract for DE Eugene Sims.