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.
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.
With Rams training camp officially opening on Friday, and the team’s first preseason game a couple weeks away, we break down the top five things you should pay close attention to as Rams camp opens up.
Rams’ first-round draft pick made an electrifying 56-yard run that set up St. Louis’ lone touchdown on Sunday, but suffered an ankle injury on the play and missed the rest of the game.
Moving the former second-round pick inside and keeping Joe Barksdale outside at tackle, allows St. Louis to play its five best linemen all the time.
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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.
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.
WR Danny Amendola returned to practice just under three weeks after suffering a serious clavicle injury.
St. Louis to start two lineman with limited NFL experience.