St. Louis hopes to keep on winning against NFC South opponents as they have the Tampa Bay Buccaneers coming to town this weekend, and they have a short injury report that looks short, but not good on paper.
Dahl practiced on Wednesday, but had to sit out on Thursday, while neither Austin nor Jenkins has practiced any this week.
Several Players Return To Practice, Others Sit Out As Rams Move Closer To Sunday Showdown With Titans
Offensive starters Clemens, Stacy, Long, and Wells were all back at practice on Thursday, while leading sack man Quinn sits out.
These Players DNP in Practice for the Rams on Wednesday Jake Long-T (Knee) Harvey Dahl- G (Knee) Zach Stacy- RB (Foot) Daryl Richardson- RB (Foot) Scott Wells- C (Thigh) Austin Pettis- WR (Thigh)
The rookie out of Vanderbilt had 78 yards on 14 carries against Jacksonville, earning himself another start this week at Houston.
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.
The St. Louis Rams hope their run game will improve with projected starter Daryl Richardson back in the mix.
In total, seven players who couldn’t go on Wednesday, were back on the practice field Thursday, along with new acquisition OT Max Starks.
Pead served his one-game suspension last week for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. Team will have to cut or trade at least one player to make room for him on the 53-man roster.
Coach Jeff Fisher doesn’t wait until regular season start to pick Steven Jackson’s successor.