June 26, 2022


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Rams QB Matthew Stafford ‘popped’ out finger, ‘threw it again in’ throughout Thursday’s win

First it was Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford after which it was Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, however Stafford was in a position to keep within the sport and lead the Rams to a 26-17 victory on Thursday Night time Soccer.

The win got here regardless of Stafford’s index finger on his throwing hand (proper) coming out, in response to him. Stafford stated the finger was swollen, however didn’t have an effect on his sport total.

Rams head coach Sean McVay said he would want extra data from the coaching employees, however that Stafford instructed him he was wonderful.

Popped it out and I don’t actually know find out how to be trustworthy with you,” Stafford instructed Erin Andrews in his FOX postgame interview. “Yeah, simply seemed down and it was on the left a bit bit, threw it again in. Our guys did an ideal job, gave me a bit tape. Was in a position to simply kinda hold it heat and hold taking part in.”

Rams coach Sean McVay, right, greets Robert Woods (2) and running back Sony Michel.
Rams coach Sean McVay, proper, celebrates with Robert Woods (2) and operating again Sony Michel (25) after Michel scored a landing within the second half towards Seattle.
(Craig Mitchelldyer / Related Press)

Stafford consulted a coach late within the second quarter after which initially had a compression wrap on his finger earlier than transitioning to a minimum of one completely different wrap. He stated the finger didn’t alter him an ideal deal.

“Not an excessive amount of,” he stated. “I felt fairly good. Felt prefer it was functioning sufficient. Little swollen, however they saved [the wrap] on it and I simply went out and performed.”

Stafford completed the sport 25-of-37 passing for a season-high 365 yards with a landing, an interception and a 97.2 ranking.

Although it stays to be seen if the finger damage will linger, Stafford is famous for his sturdiness and that bodes nicely for the 4-1 Rams going ahead.