August 10, 2022

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Stafford impresses regardless of ‘irritating’ elbow subject

7:03 PM ET IRVINE, Calif. — Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay stated quarterback Matthew...

7:03 PM ET

IRVINE, Calif. — Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay stated quarterback Matthew Stafford‘s proper elbow ache is “somewhat bit irregular for a quarterback,” evaluating it as an alternative to what pitchers cope with.

Stafford, who handled an elbow damage final season, acquired an injection in his proper elbow through the offseason. He didn’t throw through the Rams’ spring exercises, saying he and the workforce had been making an attempt to be sensible together with his throwing arm.

Stafford threw throughout particular person and 7-on-7 drills on Thursday however didn’t participate within the workforce reps. McVay stated earlier within the week that he would not anticipate Stafford to take action earlier than the Rams depart Irvine on Aug. 10.

McVay stated the Rams’ athletic coaching workers and Stafford “tried some issues within the offseason” with the objective of assuaging among the ache he was feeling in his elbow. McVay stated going into camp the Rams knew they wished to have a “modified method and a progressive construct.”

“Might he do it? Sure,” McVay stated. “Is that the perfect factor? We did not assume so. And I feel I’ve obtained a duty to attempt to make selections which can be in the perfect alignment utilizing medical consultants and speaking with Matthew. And so all of these issues mixed led to the place we’re at proper now. And it’s an ever-evolving course of, however we’re actually taking on these subsequent couple weeks, seeing how they go.”

McVay stated Wednesday that Stafford’s ache is not a setback however is “in line with what’s been happening” with the 34-year-old.

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“[You] wish to attempt to have him function in as little ache as potential,” McVay stated. “I feel anytime that you have performed as lengthy and are as powerful as he is, I do not know if you happen to’re ever really pain-free, however the objective could be for Sept. eight and actually trying in the direction of 17 video games then hopefully some video games after that if we earn that chance.

“That is sort of the angle and the big-picture method that we would like to have the ability to take. I do not know that I’d really feel as comfy taking that method if it wasn’t for the expertise that he’s amassed and understanding how intentional he is about staying up to the mark together with his psychological and his bodily work that he can do within the absence of among the stuff within the workforce settings.”

McVay stated he thought Stafford “regarded actually good” throughout observe on Thursday.

“Even in routes on air, within the sorts of throws the place you are actually seeing all elements of the sphere being activated, that is a very good factor,” McVay stated. “And so I’ve undoubtedly seen enchancment. He was making these sorts of throws earlier than, however having the ability to simply do it in a wise vogue is sort of what we’re actually looking out.”