As a result of it’s a brief week, the Rams didn’t apply on Wednesday, so the participation ranges on the primary injury report are merely an estimate. That being stated, Aaron Donald stays listed as a non-participant, as he would’ve missed apply once more.”
“On the heels of lacking Week 15 resulting from a concussion, Wilson is predicted to play, however in Stafford’s place, it’ll be Baker Mayfield calling the indicators for the Rams. Stafford suffered a concussion himself, which was adopted by a scary spinal-cord contusion, and was positioned on injured reserve getting into Week 14. That’s when Mayfield arrived.
Understanding who he’ll be dealing with on Sunday, Broncos head coach Nathaniel Hackett talked about Mayfield on Monday and shared his ideas on the job the younger veteran signal-caller has finished in Tinseltown.
“I’m going to have to observe him a little bit bit extra to get a really feel for him,” Hackett stated of Mayfield. “He’s been in plenty of locations proper now. I believe three locations simply this yr. I do know that’s tough, so I give him a lot credit score for what he’s going by means of. To have the ability to enter right into a staff and choose up the system and be capable of function it—I don’t suppose anyone understands how tough that’s.”
“This season, Goff has 23 landing passes and 7 interceptions, posting a passer score of 97.2 – the third-best of his profession. McVay has taken discover of the best way Goff is taking part in for the Lions and he’s completely satisfied to see his former quarterback succeeding.
“He’s finished an amazing job. Actually, he’s performed actually good soccer, you’ll be able to see he’s taking part in with confidence,” McVay stated Tuesday. “I believe (Lions OC) Ben Johnson has finished an impressive job of with the ability to type of put them in some good spots, after which Jared finally brings it to life, however they’ve actually performed properly offensively. Once more, simply being a fan of the sport, we’ve crossed over with them and I believe Jared’s taking part in at a extremely excessive stage and he’s finished excellent.”
Goff has thrown simply 15 interceptions in two seasons with the Lions, which is one fewer than he had in 16 video games with the Rams in 2019. He’s reduce down on the turnovers and as soon as once more proven the accuracy he performed with earlier in his profession, which has turned the Lions right into a enjoyable staff to observe.”
“Rams head coach Sean McVay, linebacker Bobby Wagner and quarterback Baker Mayfield every held press conferences with native media Wednesday, discussing younger gamers capitalizing on alternatives, dealing with Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson and extra.
Listed below are a few of the highlights and key takeaways from these conversations, which you’ll be able to watch in your entirety beneath.
“Plenty of these younger defensive lineman, I’ve been actually happy with Bobby Brown and the best way that he’s performed, I believe you’re seeing plenty of alternatives for Michael Hoecht.” – McVay”
“The LA Rams could also be a staff whose subsequent main cease is the 2023 NFL Draft, however that is nonetheless a staff with a Professional Bowl recreation value of expertise. On offense, the staff returns QB Matthew Stafford, WRs Cooper Kupp, Allen Robinson, and Van Jefferson. Whereas it stays to be seen how the offense will tackle the offensive line and working backs within the low season, I believe there’s a fairly potent core of gamers coming again subsequent season.
On protection, the Rams will welcome again DL Aaron Donald, OLB Leonard Floyd, ILBs Bobby Wagner and Ernest Jones, and DB Jalen Ramsey. Whereas there are those that proceed to scream for the outright firing of DC Raheem Morris, there may be not a staff within the NFL who wouldn’t be thrilled to welcome the Rams’ returning defensive veterans to their very own roster.
However with the entire shuffle and chaos with the Rams’ roster this season, it could be simple to slide on a couple of of the Rams gamers who’re returning as not-yet-tested underlings. The younger guys could have had minimal motion this season, however they might but earn important taking part in time both as a starter or rotational participant in 2023. Who’re we speaking about? I can consider seven gamers off the highest of my head:”