Advertisements
Latest News

Fisher says that Bradford will be the Rams starter in 2014

Follow The Capital Sports Report on WordPress.com

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer

Yesterday, the St. Louis Rams lost Sam Bradford for the rest of the season with a torn ACL. And while some question whether Bradford can return to form after his second torn ACL dating back to his collegiate days, Rams head coach Jeff Fisher has said that Bradford is his quarterback in 2014.

Right now, Fisher will have to stick with Kellen Clemens, who is the only quarterback left on the roster. And while a backup will be added, Fisher was bluntly when he said, “he [Bradford] will be back [in 2014] and he’s our quarterback.”

Sam Bradford (Getty Images)

Sam Bradford (Getty Images)

“The knee itself is in really good shape, with the exception of the ACL,” Fisher added. “We expect a full and complete recovery.”

Bradford will have to wait 2-3 weeks before undergoing surgery, as his ACL is presently swelling. Once he has the surgery, he will have to wait nearly a month or so, before he is able to start the rehab process back.

Bradford should be back for the season opener next season, but he should not rush it. Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III rushed back from a torn ACL and LCL injury to struggle out of the games.

The Rams are going to make sure that what happened to Griffin does not happen to the former 2009 1st overall draft pick. He was fifth in the NFL with 14 touchdown passes and had a 90.9 quarterback rating before his gruesome injury.

The Rams have never made the playoffs under Bradford. And they could release Bradford and save $10 million dollars, but it seems like it from Fisher’s comments that Bradford is going to be their long-term quarterback.

With Bradford out, the Rams are expected to struggle once again, and could pick in the Top five once again. The last time the team had a Top 5 pick was when they traded the second overall pick to the Redskins for several picks, which the Redskins used the second pick to draft RGIII.

Advertisements

Enter your email address to follow The Capital Sports Report and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 572 other followers

Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at publisher@thecapitalsportsreport.com.

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

©2007-2018 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.