Veteran offensive linemen were injury-prone during stints with St. Louis
Rams 2014 injury woes continue with loss of two more on offense
Offensive lineman missed end of last season with ACL & MCL injuries
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.
A raucous home crowd of 57,855 saw the St. Louis Rams grab their first home win of the season on Sunday, in a 28-26 triumph over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.
Despite the glitz and glamour of hosting ESPN’s Monday Night Football at the Edward Jones Dome on Monday, the St. Louis Rams delivered yet another not-quite-ready-for-prime-time performance, in what proved to be a 31-17 loss to the surging San Francisco 49ers.
It was almost a historic comeback for the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, who trailed 34-7 before rallying back to 34-28 late in the fourth quarter.
But Sunday proved to be just another day for another loss, as the Rams fell to the Philadelphia Eagles by that 34-28 score.
Two key members of the St. Louis Rams starting offense and defense returned to practice on Thursday, as left tackle Jake Long and outsideline linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar both participated fully in the club’s workout at the Rams Park training facility in Earth City.
Running back tears ACL as offensive lineman prepare to return from injuries
Rams left tackle Jake Long took a significant step forward in his return from the knee injury that ended his 2013 season when he took some reps during the team’s evening practice on Thursday.