Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp will bear surgical procedure on Wednesday after struggling a excessive ankle sprain in opposition to the Arizona Cardinals and shall be positioned on injured reserve.
The transfer to the IR means LA shall be with out its prime offensive participant for at the very least the subsequent 4 weeks.
Kupp suffered the damage within the fourth quarter of LA’s 27-17 loss in Week 10.
“It is vital,” head coach Sean McVay informed reporters Tuesday, based on NFL Community. “However what we received to have the ability to do is say, alright let’s put our heads collectively, let’s work out who we’re taking part in with, you already know, what do these guys do effectively?
“How will we guarantee that the plan is in alignment with that and proceed to attempt to simply actually pour into these guys and develop them and assist them play to one of the best of their capability with an enjoyment and you already know, seeing for those who can put them in positions to benefit from the odds to have the ability to make some performs and go compete in addition to they probably can.”
It’s the newest blow for the Rams, who have been with out quarterback Matthew Stafford in opposition to Arizona on Sunday because the defending Tremendous Bowl profitable QB was in concussion protocol.
McVay informed reporters that the staff would get extra readability on Stafford’s well being later within the day on Tuesday.
It’s been a making an attempt season for the Rams, who sit at 3-6 on the 12 months after dropping three straight video games.
LA’s offense ranks 31st within the league in yards per recreation (282.7) and twenty ninth in factors per recreation (16.4).
Kupp has 75 catches for 812 yards and 6 touchdowns, one 12 months after main the league in catches, yards and touchdowns.