Rams' Kupp day-to-day; RB Williams set to return

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  • Sarah Barshop, ESPN Staff WriterNov 20, 2023, 05:24 PM ET


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LOS ANGELES -- Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp is considered day-to-day with a sprained ankle, manager Sean McVay said Monday.

McVay said "the goal" is for Kupp to play successful Week 12 against the Arizona Cardinals and that there's "a existent anticipation that helium would beryllium available." McVay said Kupp was encouraged "based connected however it felt today" and the results of the investigating done connected his ankle.

"I cognize he's going to bash everything successful his powerfulness [to play]," McVay said. "... It's not thing wherever you're saying he's decidedly going to beryllium retired for this week, but you privation to spot the functionality."

The Rams, meanwhile, volition get starring rusher Kyren Williams backmost against the Cardinals, McVay said. Williams, who has 456 yards and 7 full touchdowns (six rushing) this season, has been connected injured reserve with an ankle injury.

Kupp near the Rams' triumph implicit the Seattle Seahawks connected Sunday successful the 2nd 4th with an ankle injury. He was connected the sideline successful the 3rd 4th with his helmet on, but helium did not instrumentality to the tract and was officially ruled retired astatine the commencement of the 4th quarter.

Given Kupp's past with ankle injuries, the Rams volition beryllium cautious with him arsenic they find whether helium tin play against Arizona, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Kupp ended the 2022 play connected injured reserve aft leaving a Week 10 nonaccomplishment with a precocious ankle sprain that required surgery.

Kupp, who missed the archetypal 4 games of the play with a hamstring injury, has 23 catches for 364 yards and a touchdown successful 2023.