August 16, 2022

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Report: Matthew Stafford Dealing With ‘Bad’ Elbow Tendinitis

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Rams coach Sean McVeigh announced on Tuesday that Matthew Stafford will not participate In team training at the moment. It has raised concerns about the elbow issue in the middle.

NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport provided more clarity, reporting that Stafford is dealing with “bad tendinitis. “

Stafford performed an off-season procedure, which was previously reported, but Rapoport called it an injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP). Quarterback too He wore a brace for a while To limit its range of motion during recovery. He didn’t throw during off-season training but obviously still dealt with the problem in training camp.

Rams coach Shawn McVeigh played down the importance of Stafford’s absence from the team’s training, saying rest was part of the plan.

“He agrees with what’s going on,” McVeigh said on Wednesday. “It’s more than that, when you really look at its entirety, you want to try to make it work with as little pain as possible. I think any time you’ve played for that long and been tough as it is, I don’t know if you’re really pain-free, but the goal would be On September 8 and I’m really looking forward to 17 games. Some games after that if we get that chance. That’s kind of a perspective and a big picture approach that we want to be able to take. I don’t know I would feel comfortable taking that approach if it weren’t for the experience that has accumulated He has and knowing how intended he is to keep up with his mental and physical work he can do in absence are some things in team settings.”

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to support John Wolford He will deal with starting delegates in Stafford’s absence.