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Rams Go Outside to Begin Seattle Prep

Posted by nickwagoner on December 29, 2010 – 11:45 PM

- The Rams wrapped up practice Wednesday as they begin preparation for Sunday’s battle in Seattle for the NFC West Division crown.

- For the past few weeks, the Rams have been indoors for practice because of weather and because they’ve played in domed stadiums each of the past four weeks.

- This week, though, it figures to be cold and rainy on the outdoor track at Qwest Field. As such, the Rams went outside for the first time in the past few weeks to practice Wednesday. It was rainy and cold and the Rams only did the first portion of the workout outdoors but moved inside about halfway through.

“From what I’ve heard, that’s what the weather in Seattle is going to be like, so I guess it was good to go outside,” quarterback Sam Bradford said. “If it were up to me, we’d be inside all the time, but I think it was good for us to go outside. We haven’t gone outside in a couple of weeks now. We’ve played in domes for the past couple of weeks, so to go out there and practice in the cold and in the wet, I think it was good for us today.”

- On the injury front, the Rams had very little to report.

- TE Michael Hoomanawanui (ankle) worked mostly on the side with head athletic trainer Reggie Scott. He was listed as limited though coach Steve Spagnuolo is hopeful he’ll be able to practice Thursday.

- CB Jerome Murphy has a broken pinkie finger but played through it with a wrap and is expected to be fine for Sunday.

- For Seattle, LB Lofa Tatupu and QB Matt Hasselbeck were names of note on the injury report. Neither participated in Wednesday’s practice. Neither did K Olindo Mare and WR Brandon Stokley.


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4 Responses to “Rams Go Outside to Begin Seattle Prep”

  1. By steven sutton on Dec 30, 2010 | Reply

    LETS GO RAMS

  2. By Dave Dennis on Dec 30, 2010 | Reply

    I hope the young guys that have never been to quest field can handel the EXTREAM noise level and not be so shocked they loose focus. I am a Rams fan in Seattle and an in the front row visitors side by the tunnel, I can guarantee you this will be one of the loadest games ever in the NFL…5:20 start
    national gm. with playoffs and division rival!!!

  3. By Brian Birge on Dec 31, 2010 | Reply

    I am a Rams fan living in Seattle too! GO RAMS! They can do it!

  4. By Scott Whiting on Jan 1, 2011 | Reply

    This, in effect, is the first playoff game for the Rams. They’ve come a long way this season. Let’s Go Rams!

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