The hometown wide receiver tore an ACL in practice on Friday and leaves a huge void for the team in the locker room, boardroom, sideline and field. The first three are difficult to quantify, although Aries seem unified on their worth. The latter could be played in real time tonight.
As Jourdan Rodrigue writes, Woods unlocks layers of this offense that others just can’t. He is a movement player. A management error, a pre-snap artist. A high-low concept perfectionist who can sell poor, unpretentious securities on the “low” route, then move down to secure the “high” route a few coins later while Kupp sells the “low”. A total, versatile player who comes out of the line in the passing game like a defensive end clears a block and then comes back in line to block the defensive fins out of a running game.
When Stafford first arrived in Los Angeles in the spring, the level of detail and intentionality – and the time – that Woods took to help him integrate the attack alongside Kupp and McVay is a big part of it. of why the Rams produce the highest overall clearance. and pass the EPAs in the NFL right now.
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Rodrigue: Schematically, emotionally – replacing Robert Woods after his ACL tear is no easy task for the Rams