With Name Off Injury List, RT Saffold Practices With First String, Plans To Play Sunday Against Panthers
The fourth-year man out of Indiana hasn’t played since Week 2, but believes he can play and possibly start Sunday when the Rams travel to Carolina.
Rams say Trumaine Johnson will start in place of Finnegan for second-straight game.
Home team snapped a three-game losing streak with 34-20 win over Jacksonville, but dropped passes, bad coverage in the secondary, and penalties on special teams continue to be problems for St. Louis.
Second-year man Janoris Jenkins might be the only regular starter in the Rams’ defensive backfield come Sunday’s noon kickoff against the Jaguars.
In total, seven players who couldn’t go on Wednesday, were back on the practice field Thursday, along with new acquisition OT Max Starks.
Key mistakes nearly cost St. Louis the game, but a stunning finish in the fourth quarter earned the Rams a report card they should be happy with.
Cornerback Cortland Finnegan missed practice all week and is questionable for Sunday.
It’s the time of the year where players sit out practices to get an extra day of rest before Sunday.
William Hayes, one of the defense’s unsung heroes, is having a major impact for the Rams.
The signing of Jo-Lonn Dunbar, one of the most unheralded of the Rams’ offseason, was also one of the best.