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Rams Feeling Healthy, Make Move

Posted by nickwagoner on November 17, 2010 – 8:42 PM

– The Rams got back to the practice field Wednesday for the first time since Sunday’s disappointing loss to San Francisco. And they did so with a full complement of players participating at minimum on a limited basis.

– Coming out of the bye, the Rams were clearly progressing toward getting healthy again but still had a ways to go to get to the point where the full roster could practice even in a limited capacity.

– On Wednesday, the Rams got a numbers of players back in the fold doing limited work. WR Danario Alexander (knee), P Donnie Jones, S James Butler (ankle) and LB/FB Brit Miller (concussion) were among those back to practice that came as a bit of a surprise. They did limited work.

– T Rodger Saffold (ankle sprain) also was back to  limited work after he initially injured the ankle against the 49ers.

– Meanwhile, the Rams made a roster move with one injured player, placing TE Fendi Onobun on injured reserve with a bulging disc in his backl. In his stead, the team signed TE Derek Schouman. Schouman is wearing No. 88.

– Schouman originally visited St. Louis last week and was not signed. But he comes to the Rams with experience and could contribute in the final weeks.

– Schouman played his first three NFL seasons in Buffalo, racking up 27 catches for 275 yards and a touchdown in 21 games. He played collegiately at Boise State and was a seventh round pick of the Bills in 2007.

– The Rams drafted Onobun with the first pick of the sixth round this year. He played in three games, making two catches for 15 yards.

– Back pain has kept Onobun on the sidelines in recent weeks and he was inactive last week against San Francisco.

– Onobun is not believed to need surgery on his back.

– That’s all for today. Back with more updates tomorrow.

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