Matthew Stafford said later Sunday’s success over the Vikings that he was anticipating ideally having a typical seven day stretch of training. He said that in light of the fact that the past about fourteen days were fairly uncommon and distinctive for the Rams.
Paving the way to their game against the Seahawks, the Rams had to drop practice from Wednesday to Friday because of COVID-19 preceding at long last taking the field on Saturday – subsequent to taking in the game was rescheduled from Sunday to Tuesday. They were in need of help to the point that mentors needed to remain in during drills.
They figured out how to endure the week and beat the Seahawks before rapidly pivoting and confronting the Vikings on Sunday.
With a brief time and awful climate messing up their groundwork for Week 16, the Rams didn’t rehearse Wednesday and just held a stroll through Thursday prior to going to SoFi Stadium on Friday for their first full practice.
The most recent two weeks have been a rollercoaster for the Rams, and that is without referencing every one of the players they lost in no time prior to confronting the Cardinals in Week 14, a game they likewise won regardless of Jalen Ramsey, Tyler Higbee, Rob Havenstein and Brian Allen all being out.
Thus here we are toward the finish of December thinking back on what was a stunningly fruitful month for the Rams later November was downright a debacle. The timetable was difficult, confronting the Cardinals, Seahawks and Vikings – however their matchup with the Jaguars was clearly pretty much great.
The Rams went 4-0, outscoring their rivals 117-63. That would be great at whatever month, yet the Rams did it while setting 29 players on COVID-19 hold and watching a few others going down with wounds. Never in the period of December were the Rams ready for action, missing a few starters in every one of their last three games.
Against the Jaguars, they didn’t have Allen, Darrell Henderson Jr. or then again Sebastian Joseph-Day, who’s been on harmed save. After seven days, they confronted the Cardinals without Havenstein, Higbee, Allen, Henderson and Ramsey. Their success over the Seahawks came without Havenstein, Higbee, Joe Noteboom and Jordan Fuller, cruising to a 20-10 win. Lastly, they beat the Vikings on Sunday with their fourth-string left tackle and a reinforcement community later Andrew Whitworth and Joe Noteboom were set on COVID-19 save and Allen got injured in the principal half.
Greg Gaines, Ernest Jones and Henderson generally got injured in the success, as well, yet the Rams were as yet in unlimited oversight of the game beginning to end on account of commitments from Alaric Jackson, Coleman Shelton, Travin Howard and Marquise Copeland.
“Alaric Jackson to be able to step in and play left tackle, no flinch. Coleman Shelton bumping into center. David Edwards starts the game at left tackle. What we’re saying, it’s unbelievable. Takes all 48. I’m exhausted,” McVay said later the triumph.
It’s a genuine credit to the profundity the Rams have across the list that they had the option to defeat these obstacles – from the consistent rearranging of the hostile line to the revolution at cornerback with Ramsey and Deayon missing time because of COVID.
Everybody from Jackson to David Long Jr. what’s more Kendall Blanton to Shelton moved forward at some point in December, and the outcome was an ideal 4-0 record.
Furthermore as though that wasn’t sufficiently sweet, going undefeated could be a touch of anticipating if previous history is any sign of where the Rams may go in the postseason.
Going 4-0 at whatever month is troublesome. Doing as such with all that the Rams needed to suffer in December – in the wake of going winless in November, as well – is inconceivable. This group is playing a portion of its best football the present moment and that is without playing a solitary one of its last four games good to go.
At the point when everybody returns, the Rams may very well be the group to beat in the NFC.