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Troy Hill’s pick six gives Rams 12-7 halftime lead

The Rams don’t have their starting quarterback and a pair of key contributors, but their defense has given them a 12-7 halftime lead. Cornerback Troy Hill intercepted Arizona backup quarterback Chris Streveler‘s errant pass late in the second quarter and returned it 84 yards for a touchdown. It was Hill’s second pick six of the [more]

Rams get a safety after Cam Akers fumble, trail 7-5

The Rams have struggled in the red zone so far, but they’ve at least scored on defense. Los Angeles had to settle for a field goal after reaching the Arizona one-yard line when the offense committed a pair of false start penalties. That meant a 16-play drive resulted in just three points. Then in the [more]

Kyler Murray questionable to return with ankle injury, Cardinals lead 7-0

There are now two backup quarterbacks playing for a postseason berth in Los Angeles. Rams quarterback Jared Goff is inactive after undergoing surgery to repair his broken thumb earlier this week. Now quarterback Kyler Murray is questionable to return with an ankle injury. Murray hopped off the field after he got sacked by Morgan Fox [more]

Cam Akers active for Rams, Larry Fitzgerald inactive for Cardinals

There’s finally some good news on the Rams’ injury front for their Week 17 matchup against the Cardinals. Rookie running back Cam Akers is active for Los Angeles after missing last week’s loss to Seattle with an ankle injury. Akers has been the Rams’ lead back late this season, accentuated by his 171-yard performance in [more]

All Week 17 games are on as scheduled

The final day of the regular season is set to proceed as scheduled. NFL vice president of communications Brian McCarthy announced that all 16 games are set to go on as planned. There was no concern about 15 of the games on Sunday morning, but there was some question about the Browns and Steelers due [more]

Larry Fitzgerald appears unlikely to play today

Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald looks like a long shot to play in today’s must-win game against the Rams. The Cardinals are not optimistic that Fitzgerald can play through his groin injury, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Fitzgerald may be able to surprise the team and tough it out, but the Cardinals aren’t counting on [more]

Cardinals place Christian Kirk on COVID-19 reserve

The Cardinals will be down a starting receiver in Sunday’s must-win game against the Rams. Christian Kirk was placed on the team’s COVID-19 reserve list today. That means he’s out for Sunday, and if he tested positive, as opposed to being placed on the list because of close contact with someone who tested positive, he [more]

Tony Romo out Sunday due to COVID-19 protocols

Tony Romo will not be in the CBS booth on Sunday. CBS announced that Romo will miss the Cardinals-Rams game because of COVID-19 protocols. The network did not say whether Romo tested positive or was exposed to someone who did. Boomer Esiason will be in the booth with Jim Nantz on the Cardinals-Rams game. If [more]

Budda Baker, Larry Fitzgerald, Chase Edmonds questionable for Sunday

Safety Budda Baker is among Arizona’s five questionable players for Sunday’s game against the Rams. Baker (neck) did not practice on Friday after he was limited on Thursday. Head coach Kliff Kingsbury said he was “hopeful” Baker will be able to play. Running back Chase Edmonds (hip) and wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (groin) didn’t practice [more]

Cam Akers limited in Friday practice, questionable for Sunday

Rams head coach Sean McVay said Thursday that Cam Akers might play in Sunday’s game against the Cardinals even if he didn’t practice. But Akers didn’t let it get that far. The rookie running back was a limited participant on Friday. Akers suffered a sprained ankle against the Jets in Week 15 that kept him [more]

NFL Week 17 injury report roundup: Will Alex Smith play Sunday night?

Week 17 of the 2020 NFL season is a Sunday-only affair. All 32 teams in the league will be playing on Sunday as the league finalizes who is in the playoffs and what seeds they’ll get with a slate of games that culminates with Washington visiting Philadelphia. If Washington wins, they win the NFC East [more]

Leonard Floyd taken to hospital for abdominal pain

The Rams sent outside linebacker Leonard Floyd to the hospital before practice Friday as a precaution after he complained of abdominal pain. The team will list him as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Cardinals. It could be yet another blow to the Rams’ lineup. Quarterback Jared Goff (thumb surgery), running back Darrell Henderson (injured [more]

Kliff Kingsbury hopeful Budda Baker will play Sunday

Arizona’s Budda Baker was not at his team’s Friday practice, but head coach Kliff Kingsbury had positive news on the safety. Baker (neck) was added to the injury report as a limited participant on Thursday. Kingsbury said Baker is “a little sore, but we’re hopeful that he’ll be able to go,” via Katherine Fitzgerald of [more]

Budda Baker, Larry Fitzgerald, Chase Edmonds not practicing for Cardinals

Safety Budda Baker was among those absent for the open portion of the Cardinals’ Friday practice, per Darren Urban of the team’s official website. Baker was listed as limited on Thursday with a neck injury. Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (groin) and running back Chase Edmonds (hip) also weren’t on the field. Neither Fitzgerald nor Edmonds [more]

Cam Akers’ availability will be determined on Sunday

The Rams won’t have their starting quarterback on Sunday or one of their starting receivers. To make matters worse, each of the team’s top three tailbacks is injured. Darrell Henderson is on injured reserve. Malcolm Brown has been limited in practice all week with a shoulder injury. And rookie Cam Akers, who had emerged as [more]

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