#sports activities Rams’ QB Matthew Stafford ‘had procedure in the offseason to tackle pain in his right elbow’
Los Angeles Rams’ star quarterback Matthew Stafford ‘had procedure in the offseason to tackle pain in his right elbow and feels higher than he did forward of the marketing campaign final 12 months’
- After coping with pain all season, Stafford received therapy for it this offseason
- He did not throw in spring exercises, however had a throwing routine in coaching camp
- Rams HC Sean McVay is ready for Stafford to try 50+ passes in Thursday evening’s season opener towards the Super Bowl favourite Buffalo Bills
With the NFL season set to get underway tonight, the man underneath heart for the Rams shall be contemporary off an elbow procedure.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Rams QB Matthew Stafford underwent the procedure on his right elbow – his throwing arm – to take care of pain he handled final season.
Schefter’s sources say the quarterback feels higher at present than he did final season – his first in Los Angeles and one which ended with a Super Bowl tittle.
‘I really feel good,’ the 34-year-old Stafford stated on Sunday. ‘I’m prepared to go. No limitations. … I really feel nice. I’m prepared to go play. Can at all times be higher. Can at all times strive to really feel like I’m 21 once more. I’ll hold attempting. But no, I really feel actually good. I really feel like I could make each throw.’
Rams QB Matthew Stafford underwent a procedure on his throwing elbow this offseason
Stafford did not throw in spring exercises, however had a throwing schedule throughout coaching camp
Rams head coach Sean McVay spoke on Stafford’s pain administration, saying the plan this 12 months is ‘no completely different’ than what the staff supplied for him the season earlier than. He added that the staff would not have points with Stafford throwing 50 or extra passes in the upcoming season opener towards the Bills Thursday evening.
Despite these reassurances, McVay said the damage Stafford was coping with was ‘irregular for a quarterback’, likening it to one thing a pitcher in baseball would have to tackle.
Last season, Stafford acquired an injection in his elbow. This offseason, he did not throw in spring exercises and had a throwing schedule throughout coaching camp.
In 2021, Stafford threw for the third most yards in the league with 4,886 in the common season, finishing 67.2% of his passes. He additionally threw 41 touchdowns paired with 17 interceptions, the most amongst the top-10 QBs in the league.
He racked up an extra 1,188 yards, 9 TDs, and three interceptions in 4 playoff video games. That consists of going 26/40 for 283 yards, 3 TDs and a pair of interceptions in Super Bowl LVI.
After profitable his first Super Bowl, Stafford has his sights set on one other one in Los Angeles