ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rodger Saffold was pleased to be part of the St. Louis Rams' traveling party to London - until the game began.
"I was like so happy that Coach (Jeff Fisher) let me come even though I was injured," Saffold said Wednesday. "And then afterward I'm like Why did he do this?' Standing out there on that field in the rain."
And watching the Rams get whipped 45-7 by the Patriots.
Earlier in his rehab, Saffold was hobbling around on crutches.
"I think I burned those crutches," Saffold joked. "I burned them to the ground."
Maybe this week, the offensive tackle can be more than a spectator.
"It's always been my goal to get back on the field as fast as possible," Saffold said. "I'm just hoping this is the week."
The Rams (3-5) are getting a lot healthier on offense heading into the second half of the season, with wide receiver Danny Amendola also expected back from injury and center Scott Wells returning to practice for the first time since the opener.
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