Los Angeles Rams Resting Their Starters Sunday Against San Francisco
First-year head coach Sean McVay indicated Tuesday that the Rams, who clinched a division title last week, prefer to keep key players fresh as opposed to fighting for positioning in the NFC playoffs. The Rams (11-4) don’t have a chance at a first-round bye and will either be the third or fourth seed.
“Each and every games is imperative,” McVay told the media from the group office in Thousand Oaks, California. “In any case, I figure it will give a chance to us to possibly get some folks more beneficial, rest them, allow some different folks to advance up. How that influences the folks that are sound that we need to be brilliant with will be resolved as the week advances. Be that as it may, it is one of those arrangements where I figure you may see us rest some folks.”
The Rams would more than likely rest veteran left handle Andrew Whitworth and John Sullivan for Sunday’s home diversion against the 49ers. In the event that that is the situation, quarterback Jared Goff and running back Todd Gurley II most likely would not play either. Sean Mannion is Goff’s reinforcement and Malcolm Brown would remain to get most of the conveys in Gurley’s nonattendance. HustleTV
McVay likewise said inside linebackers Mark Barron and Alec Ogletree as contender to not play. Other key veterans -, for example, collectors Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods, guarded linemen Aaron Donald and Michael Brockers, outside linebackers Robert Quinn and Connor Barwin, cornerback Trumaine Johnson, security Lamarcus Joyner and hostile lineman Rodger Saffold – could likewise at any rate observe a constrained workload.
“You absolutely never underestimate anything, yet realizing that you do have a home playoff game paying little respect to how things play out, this may give a chance to us to get some folks solid,” McVay said. “That is an extravagance that we need to attempt to exploit.” DJ Hustle