The Rams ruled out their best player Saturday afternoon
The Green Bay Packers need any advantage they can get heading into Week 15. The Packers are holding on to staying in the wild card chase by a thread before their Monday Night Football matchup against the Los Angeles Rams. The Packers appear to have caught a break before the game. The Rams ruled out their best player for Monday night.
Earlier in the week, reports came out that defensive tackle Aaron Donald was not practicing this week. He’s battling a knee injury. Donald wasn’t the only defensive tackle missing practice this week for the Rams. Marquise Copeland missed practice Thursday.
According to Stu Jackson with the Rams, Donald will be out against the Packers. Copeland will be out as well. Linebacker Travin Howard, cornerback David Long Jr., and quarterback John Wolford are ruled out for Monday Night’s game.
Rams HC Sean McVay said DL Marquise Copeland (ankle), DL Aaron Donald (ankle), LB Travin Howard (hip), CB David Long Jr. (groin) and QB John Wolford (neck) are OUT for Monday Night Football against the Packers.— Stu Jackson (@StuJRams) December 17, 2022
C Brian Allen (knee) will be questionable.
This should give the Packers a major advantage on offense. The Packers need to take advantage of a weaker interior defensive line. It’s going to be hard for the Rams to replace their seven-time first-team All-pro athlete. The Packers should have opportunities to run inside against the Rams. This is something one would expect to see with the chilly temperatures expected for Monday.