- The Rams got back on the practice field Wednesday after turning the page and moving on from last week’s loss in Chicago. Now, they have a regular work week to prepare for a tough, hard nosed Seattle team on Sunday. The trick is that they’ll have a tough, hard nosed Arizona team come calling only four days later.
– With that in mind, it seemed as though Coach Jeff Fisher dialed back a bit on his guys in Wednesday’s practice, with an extended walk through pace later in the workout. Makes sense with so much coming in a short period of time here in the next week or so.
– On the injury front, the Rams did get some good news as DT Michael Brockers returned on a limited basis. Brockers feels good about his chances to play coming off a high ankle sprain and said as much in the locker room. Look for much more on Brockers in a feature story coming to the homepage later today.
– DE Eugene Sims did not practice. Actually, he left early and was excused because of an illness.
– The rest of the injury report:
DNP: Sims, DT Matt Conrath (knee), S Matt Daniels (hamstring), LT Rodger Saffold (knee) and RB Steven Jackson (groin).
Limited Practice: Brockers, LT Wayne Hunter (knee)
– Jackson will follow a similar plan as last week in hopes he can be closer to 100 percent this week. He wasn’t at full speed against the Bears but the Rams will need him to be against Seattle’s stout run defense.
– Hunter twisted his knee against the Bears but toughed it out and it appears he’ll be fine barring a setback this week.
– I’ll have a closer look at Seattle’s hot defensive start tomorrow and how the Rams match up but for now, I’ll spoil the lead (bad journalism, I know) by giving you the line of the day from Fisher. When asked about what he thought about when he watched Seattle drop Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers for eight sacks on Monday night, Fisher waited a beat and delivered this gem: “I thought about starting Kellen Clemens this week.”
– The Rams are back on the practice field on Thursday afternoon as they continue preparation for the Seahawks. Thanks for reading.
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