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.
The Rams open training camp on Friday with an afternoon practice session at Rams Park and higher expectations than they’ve had in years following last season’s 7-9 campaign. Here’s a quick look at what fans need to know going into training camp.
Free agent had Oakland deal voided
Offensive tackle could re-sign with Rams.
Offensive tackle signs 5-year $42.5 million free agent contract with Oakland.
Injury means Rodger Saffold will start at left tackle for final game with Seattle.
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.
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.