The Rams have endured an absurd amount of injuries on the offensive line this season.
Of the seven healthy offensive linemen that will be available to the Rams on Sunday, four weren’t even on the team in the first week.
This includes the latest addition, forward Zachary Thomas, who was signed to the active roster yesterday from the Bears practice team and will need to be active against the Saints on Sunday just to ensure the Rams have a full complement of offensive linemen.
In addition to Thomas, the Rams offensive linemen, who will play Sunday and weren’t even on the team at the start of the regular season, include a left tackle. Ty Nsekhewho retired from the Colts training squad in October, security guard Elder Abushiwho was added to the training team in the second week, and at the center Matt Skurawho was out of the league the entire off-season before the Rams signed him to their practice team in September.
with starting center Brian Allen Sunday with a thumb injury, the Rams now have seven injured offensive linemen. Rams offensive linemen on injured reserve: Guard David Edwardstackle Chandler BrewerAJ Jackson takeover, Joe Noteboom takeover, takeover Tremaine Ankram and guard Logan Bruce.
Few NFL teams have experienced the same injuries in one position as the Rams have on their offensive line. Forget the Super Bowl champions, the Rams are just trying to find enough players to finish the season.