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NFL Network's Ian Rapoport calls Rams QB Matt Stafford (concussion) a "long shot" to play against the Cardinals today. "Not ruled out yet, but not a great chance," Rapoport adds. Our current projections assume that QB John Wolford to be under center for the Rams today.

ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reports that Rams QB John Wolford is expected to start Sunday's game vs. the Rams, barring a "drastic change." QB Matt Stafford remains in the concussion protocol. We've had Wolford projected to start since Thursday.

Rams QB Matt Stafford (concussion) is listed as questionable for this weekend’s game vs. the Cardinals. He returned to a limited practice on Friday, and HC Sean McVay said Stafford is making “good progress.” He still has multiple stages of the concussion protocol to clear, though, so consider Stafford 50/50 to play on Sunday. QB John Wolford will get the start if Stafford is out.

Rams QB Matt Stafford (concussion) will be limited in Friday's practice, HC Sean McVay said. So Stafford has made some progress through the protocol, giving him a chance to be cleared in time for Sunday's game vs. the Cardinals. He figures to be listed as questionable on the final injury report later today.

Rams QB Matt Stafford (concussion) remained sidelined for Thursday's practice. He has a long way to go to get cleared in time for Sunday's game vs. the Cardinals. At this point, it's looking more likely than not that it's John Wolford under center for Los Angeles in that one. We'll update Stafford's status again on Friday afternoon.

Rams HC Sean McVay announced Wednesday that QB Matt Stafford is in the concussion protocol. The team reportedly discovered symptoms earlier this week, and Stafford was placed in the protocol on Tuesday. The timing here challenges Stafford's availability for this weekend's game vs. the Cardinals. If he's not cleared by Sunday, QB John Wolford will get the start. He went 22-of-38 (58%) for 231 yards (6.1 YPA), 0 TDs and 1 INT in a win over the Cardinals back in 2020, adding 56 yards on 6 carries.

Rams WR Cooper Kupp enjoyed a huge game in Sunday's loss to the Buccaneers, despite coming off an ankle sprain late in their Week 8 loss. Kupp racked up 8-127-1 receiving on 9 targets in a game that saw the Rams throw for only 165 yards in all. WRs Allen Robinson and Van Jefferson tied for 2nd with 5 targets apiece. Robinson caught 3 for 24 yards. Jefferson went without a catch. TE Tyler Higbee went catchless on 1 target.

Rams WR Cooper caught 7 of 8 targets for 80 yards in Sunday's win over the Panthers. He led the team in each of those categories, in a game that saw QB Matthew Stafford throw for 253 yards and 1 score. That TD went to WR Allen Robinson, who posted a 5-63-1 receiving line on 6 targets. WR Ben Skowronek and WR Brandon Powell tied for 3rd at 5 targets. Skowronek played 19 more snaps and ran 11 more routes than Powell.

Rams QB Matthew Stafford technically threw for 308 yards in Sunday's loss to the Cowboys. But 75 yards of that (and his only TD) came via a short throw and long run by WR Cooper Kupp. Outside of that play, Stafford averaged just 5.7 yards per pass attempt. He remains a weak fantasy option. Kupp's long TD beefed up a receiving line that finished at 7-125-1 on 10 targets. TE Tyler Higbee got another 10 targets and caught 7 balls for 46 yards. WR Ben Skowronek checked in 3rd with 8 targets, 6 receptions and 41 yards. And Allen Robinson did just enough to remind us that he's alive.

Rams QB Matt Stafford couldn't overcome the 49ers defense in Week 4, throwing for 254 scoreless yards and 1 INT. He attempted 48 passes but couldn’t solve a strong pass rush that finished with 7 sacks. The veteran passer has now tossed 0 or 1 TD pass in 3 of 4 outings. Making matters worse: Van Jefferson's return from a knee injury isn't imminent. And the upcoming schedule (Cowboys, Panthers, 49ers, Bucs) looks tough.

Rams QB Matthew Stafford threw for 272 yards and 3 TDs in Sunday's win over the Falcons. He also tossed a pair of INTs. Stafford's scores went to, of course, Cooper Kupp (twice) and Allen Robinson. He targeted Kupp (14) or Tyler Higbee (9) on 63.9% of his pass attempts.

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