Advertisement

 MEQUON, Wis. (AP) -St. Louis Rams defensive end Victor Adeyanju will be sidelined two to four weeks after breaking his right middle finger in practice Sunday.
Adeyanju, a fourth-round pick in 2006 who started seven games last year, was sent back to St. Louis on Monday to have pins inserted. Coach Scott Linehan said it could be as short as two weeks and as long as a month before Adeyanju is cleared to return.
He is competing for a backup spot at end after the Rams took Chris Long with the second pick of the draft. Adeyanju started nine games his rookie season after the Rams released Anthony Hargrove in a disciplinary move, and is perhaps the team's best run defender.
``Once he gets that wound healed he'll be able to get some work done with a club on that hand,'' Linehan said. ``It's a complete fluke deal.''
Advertisement
Advertisement

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Bengals, Jaguars set for exhibition shootout For a team expected to take the next step in 2016, the Jaguars have displayed very little punch during the preseason. Does that change in tonight’s...
Thumbnail Chargers vs. Vikings Pick Will the Minnesota Vikings be able to pick up another preseason win when they host the San Diego Chargers at 1PM ET?
Thumbnail Cowboys' 2016 Super Bowl odds drop Quarterback Tony Romo will miss between 6-10 weeks with a back injury and the odds that the Cowboys will win the 2016 Super Bowl have...
Thumbnail Broncos host Rams, QB battles abound No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff had a pretty nondescript training camp. Judging by the Los Angeles coaching staff’s outline for preseason game No. 3, not much is...
Thumbnail Giants vs. Jets Preseason Pick Will tonight's Giants and Jets matchup at 7:30PM ET be low-scoring for bettors?
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages