Los Angeles Rams vast receiver Cooper Kupp has suffered a setback in his return from a hamstring damage and is day-to-day, coach Sean McVay introduced on Thursday.
“I feel we simply take it a day at a time proper now,” McVay stated. “We wish to have the ability to get him again proper. We’re clearly a a lot better workforce when he is obtainable.”
Kupp, who initially suffered the damage Aug. 1, returned to practices with the Rams simply final week, saying he felt he can be prepared for his workforce’s common season opener in opposition to the Seattle Seahawks on Sept. 10.
McVay, when pressed on Kupp’s availability for the opener, remained noncommittal.
“There is a distinction between return to play and return to efficiency,” stated McVay. “We wish return to efficiency for Cooper Kupp. We all know how particular a participant, particular of an individual, and so we need to be certain we’re sensible with that and getting him again to feeling just like the Cooper Kupp everyone knows and that he is in a position to play the best way that he is able to, each time that’s. Whether or not that’s Sept. tenth or not, we’ll proceed to observe that and management what we will management.”
Kupp, the MVP of Tremendous Bowl LVI, missed the ultimate eight video games of 2022 with a excessive ankle sprain, ending with 75 catches for 812 yards and 6 touchdowns.
A 12 months earlier, he received the NFL’s triple crown of receiving, main the league in catches (145), receiving yards (1,947) and touchdowns (16).