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Update: “Real Concern” Rams QB Sam Bradford’s ACL Could Be Torn



ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that despite some initial optimism that Rams QB Sam Bradford dodged a bullet” regarding his ACL, there is now “real concern” that the ligament could be torn.

  • Mike Garafolo confirms Schefter’s report that Bradford may have damage to his ACL.

We’ll have more updates regarding Bradford as the news is available.


Rams HC Jeff Fisher told reporters after the game that he’s “very optimistic” about QB Sam Bradford moving forward.

“I really don’t have any information for you as far as Sam [Bradford] is concerned,” Fisher said. “We’re very optimistic.

Fisher added that the injury appears to be a hyperextension, but won’t make and predictions until after more tests have been conducted on Sunday. It’s worth mentioning that Bradford was walking around after the game.


ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that “initial” tests did not show any damage to QB Sam Bradford‘s ACL in his left knee.

  • Schefter’s source mentioned that they “dodged a bullet.
  • However, fellow ESPNer Chris Mortensen reports that Bradford will undergo an MRI on Sunday after the initial exam was “inconclusive.”


The St. Louis Rams confirmed that starting QB Sam Bradford left Saturday’s preseason game with a left knee injury, per Mike Garafolo.

The team announced that Bradford was out for the remainder of the game and didn’t offer any details regarding the severity of his injury.

Bradford, 26, suffered a torn ACL in his left knee last year and was limited to appearing in just seven games. He still has two years remaining on his rookie contract, but this was largely considered to be a make-or-break season for the former No. 1 overall pick.



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