The St. Louis Rams worked through injuries, dealt some harsh blows at times and suffered losses that they really should have won — but they were right on the cusp of the playoffs. A lot was shown in 2013, and this season paves the way for the next step that could very well come in 2014.
Injury means Rodger Saffold will start at left tackle for final game with Seattle.
The team’s big free agent signing of the past offseason hurt his knee in Tampa Bay game.
Dahl has been out since October with a knee injury, and Long missed the second half of last Sunday’s game with a concussion. Both were able to participate in Thursday evening’s practice at Rams Park.
Veteran center, who signed with the Rams before the 2012 season, after making the Pro Bowl in 2011, is out four-to-six weeks with a broken left fibula.
Terrible performance in the passing game, both on offense and defense, prove to be difference in second loss to San Francisco this season.
The Rams have had standouts both good and bad so far in 2013. Here’s our look at the club’s most exciting and most disappointing players of the season.
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)
Dropped passes, turnovers, and a total lack of control of their emotions net Rams low marks in 30-15 defeat in Carolina.