defending superbowl champions Los Angeles Rams Has been in the middle of the pack in the health score this season. With a top ranking of No. 12 and falling as low as No. 26, they fluctuate as players like joe notebook, van jefferson And Matthew Stafford Enhancing the injury report. His latest setback came in the form of a high ankle sprain by All-Pro receiver cooper kupp this past weekend.
Kupp was injured on Sunday after falling down while attempting a reception after an Arizona Cardinals defender rolled him over. Rams coach Sean McVay confirmed this Kupp will need surgery and will go on IR, This will be a strict procedure, using strong sutures to immobilize the ankle but allow some motion, and to function physiologically as the syndesmosis ligament would in a healthy ankle.
It takes 4-6 weeks to recover from this type of surgery. Because of the forces required to rotate, jump, and bite on the ankle of such a high-impact player, this could lead to a return window of 5-6 weeks.
With that, we move on to this week’s game preview featuring the Saints against the Kupps Rams (Sundays at 1 PM ET on Fox,
Saints Enter as home favorites in a clash between 3-win teams. The Saints have struggled this season with both their record and the health of their team. he dealt with injuries james winston, Michael Thomas, jarvis landry And Alvin Kamara Initially, while in their defence, there have also been some scattered injuries. Overall, the Saints have been stationed in the bottom half of the health rankings all season – just coming in as the most bullied team in the NFL in the rankings and never climbing past No. 23.
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As we seek some clarity into the health of the team, we turn to Dr. Matt Provencher for his weekly Banged Up Score (BUS) rankings.
Healthiest Teams Ranked By Bus Score:
1. jacksonville jaguars: Bus – 87.6
2. philadelphia eagles: Bus – 83.9
3. Chicago Bears: Bus – 83.9
4. minnesota vikings: Bus – 83.3
5. kansas city chiefs: Bus – 80.1
Least healthy teams ranked by bus score:
1. los angeles chargers: Bus – 50.6
2. arizona cardinals: Bus – 57.7
3. new orleans saints: Bus – 59.1
4. denver broncos: Bus – 59.7
5. tennessee titans: Bus – 60.1
We continue that we have some changes in the rankings. The Eagles fell from the top spot and then later in the fall suffered their first loss of the season. commanderswho jumped from 20 to 12.
Meanwhile, the Saints fell again in the bottom 5 after taking out the first. before the defeat on Sunday Bills Josh Allen had also dropped from a healthy 6th to 10th due to an elbow injury. rams A slow but steady decline in health and found himself in 24th place before Kupp’s injury this past weekend.
Renowned orthopedist Dr. Matt Provencher and his company, ThePredictors.comProvide data-driven injury information to soccer fans. In his first such role as athlete injury and performance analyst for Fox Sports’ digital platform, Provencher provides critical predictive player health and recovery information regarding post-injury performance, weather effects, field conditions and more Is.