Cooper Kupp injured his hamstring at first of August in coaching camp and has since aggravated it; regardless of seeing a specialist for therapy he was unable to recuperate sufficiently and won’t play for at the very least one other month
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The Los Angeles Rams’ star receiver Cooper Kupp will miss the crew’s first 4 video games of the brand new NFL season after being positioned on the injured reserve checklist.
Kupp will now be sidelined till at the very least Week 5, when the Rams host Philadelphia on October 8.
The Rams additionally put new tight finish Hunter Lengthy on injured reserve on Saturday, simply in the future earlier than their season opener in Seattle in opposition to the Seahawks.
Kupp injured his hamstring August 1 in coaching camp, and he aggravated the damage late final month. The Tremendous Bowl 56 MVP bought therapy and noticed a specialist in Minnesota in current days however did not enhance sufficient to play.
Kupp additionally missed the ultimate eight video games of final season with an ankle damage. He received the triple crown of receiving in 2021 and was named the AP’s NFL Offensive Participant of the 12 months earlier than main the Rams to their Tremendous Bowl victory over Cincinnati.
The Rams additionally signed kicker Brett Maher and quarterback Brett Rypien from their apply squad forward of their journey to Seattle to face the Seahawks. Rypien would be the backup to Matthew Stafford within the absence of Stetson Bennett, who wasn’t placed on injured reserve regardless of a shoulder drawback which is more likely to forestall him from suiting up in Seattle.
Los Angeles additionally signed linebacker Troy Reeder from its apply squad, forward of the journey to Lumen Discipline.
Week One of many 2023 NFL season continues Sunday because the San Francisco 49ers go to the Steelers, with protection from 4.30pm forward of kickoff at 6pm, adopted by the Dolphins at Chargers at 9.25pm. Stream with NOW.