LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford could not play once more this season whereas on injured reserve with a spinal wire contusion, however coach Sean McVay mentioned Friday he does not anticipate Stafford needing any offseason surgical procedures.
“He’ll be good,” McVay mentioned. “To my information, there’s nothing like that that is going to be required or mandatory. And it is going to be nice for Matthew to have a wholesome offseason and do numerous the issues that I feel he’ll be ok with with the ability to do.”
Stafford hasn’t performed since he injured his neck within the Rams’ Week 11 loss to the New Orleans Saints, a recreation he left after being evaluated for a concussion. McVay later mentioned Stafford felt some numbness in his legs after taking successful in that recreation.
After that recreation, Stafford entered the concussion protocol for the second time in three weeks. He has cleared the concussion protocol since that recreation however was positioned on IR on Dec. 3.
Stafford is eligible to return from IR in Week 17, however McVay mentioned beforehand that “there is a good likelihood” the quarterback is not going to play once more this season. McVay additionally mentioned Friday that he expects quarterback Baker Mayfield to start out the Rams’ 4 remaining video games this season.
In 9 video games this season, Stafford accomplished 68% of his passes for two,087 yards with 10 touchdowns and eight interceptions.