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    Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    Great news for the big fella. Wouldn't count on him playing this week, but still a really good sign toward his recovery.


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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

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    Rodger Saffold did a lot of standing around Wednesday in practice. That wasn't the case Thursday, when he took part in individual drills as well as 11-on-11 work.

    "He was full participation," coach Jeff Fisher said after Thursday's workout.

    Nonetheless, the Rams weren't in full pads as was the case Wednesday, and Saffold said he was testing the neck to see how it responded.
    That's great news still do think we will see him, but you never know.

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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    Quote Originally Posted by shower beers View Post
    Great news for the big fella. Wouldn't count on him playing this week, but still a really good sign toward his recovery.
    Agreed on all counts. The best part of Saffold being a full participant in practice, is what it says about his toughness, resolve, and strong mental attitude. I feel really good about him.
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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    Thatta boy Rodg!

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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    Quote Originally Posted by Rambos View Post
    That's great news still do think we will see him, but you never know.
    We very well may. I'd just count it as a bonus

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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    Quote Originally Posted by r8rh8rmike View Post
    Agreed on all counts. The best part of Saffold being a full participant in practice, is what it says about his toughness, resolve, and strong mental attitude. I feel really good about him.
    Ditto...I like that Saffold is committed to getting back on the field ASAP. This is the kind of player we need to secure long term because he shows he is buying into what Fish and the Rams are trying to do.

    We need a lot more like this guy.

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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    He needs to sit a week, I hope he doesn't push it too hard and re-injure himself.
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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    I am not a doctor or team trainer, but the guy got carried off the field and spent the night in the hospital. Even with it being a neck strain, due caution would tell me he shouldn't play this week.

    I love the toughness though. To bad Smith couldn't be like this.
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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    It really is great to hear about Big Rodg doing better! But I agree w/Swatter and Richbert.

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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    Quote Originally Posted by Richbert88 View Post
    I am not a doctor or team trainer, but the guy got carried off the field and spent the night in the hospital. Even with it being a neck strain, due caution would tell me he shouldn't play this week.

    I love the toughness though. To bad Smith couldn't be like this.
    In Smith's defense, his problem was concussions, not necessarily toughness. Players used to "tough out" concussions but new research shows that is a very very very very very very very very bad idea. So although Smith had issues staying on the field and playing well when he was out there, let's not question his toughness because he wasn't able to play through concussions.

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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    Wish we had equally encouraging news about Brockers' recovery, not to mention Darien Stewart. I think they could have grown another leg in a test tube faster than that guy seems to be recovering from a hammie.

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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    Quote Originally Posted by r8rh8rmike View Post
    Agreed on all counts. The best part of Saffold being a full participant in practice, is what it says about his toughness, resolve, and strong mental attitude. I feel really good about him.
    Or .... Fisher put a gun to his head after watching Hunter whiff 3 times in a row .. Sorry Mike, just couldn't resist ..

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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    Per Jeff Fisher on Espn.com, Saffold has a chance to play this sunday, don't count him out just yet.

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    Re: Saffold FULL participant in practice today

    Quote Originally Posted by MauiRam View Post
    Or .... Fisher put a gun to his head after watching Hunter whiff 3 times in a row .. Sorry Mike, just couldn't resist ..
    Whatever works!

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