Kupp status iffy as Rams place WR on COVID list

5:01 PM ET

Lindsey ThiryESPN

Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The Los Angeles Rams‘ personnel situation on offense remains in flux ahead of a pivotal Week 17 matchup against the Arizona Cardinals.

On Tuesday, the Rams placed leading receiver Cooper Kupp on the reserve/COVID-19 list. The team did not disclose whether he tested positive or was deemed a close contact to someone who did.

Kupp must remain on the list for 10 days if he tested positive or five days if he is considered a high-risk close contact of someone who did. If Kupp is not considered a high-risk contact then there is no stringent timetable attached to his return.

Depending on Kupp’s situation, it remains possible that he could be activated for Sunday’s regular-season finale.

Also Tuesday, the Rams officially signed quarterback Blake Bortles from the Denver Broncos practice squad in a move coach Sean McVay said to expect after announcing Monday that quarterback Jared Goff will not play against the Cardinals after undergoing thumb surgery.

Quarterback John Wolford will make

Read More

 

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on reddit
Share on pinterest
Share on email

Scroll to Top