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Rams' Dominique Easley: Undergoes knee surgery, could miss rest of season
Easley (knee) underwent surgery Monday, Vincent Bonsignore of The Athletic reports.
Although unofficial, it appears Easley's season is over. The Rams will likely address Easley's status in the coming days, but given the surgery, it seems more than likely that Easley will begin setting his sights on 2019. Employed mainly as a reserve linebacker, Los Angeles' on-field production shouldn't take too much of a dip without Easley.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Placed on IR
Easley (knee) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Cameron DaSilva of USA Today reports.
The move comes as little surprise following Easley's surgery Monday. With the move to IR, Easley's 2018 season is a thing of the past and he'll enter the offseason with questions about his future in Los Angeles.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Could be sidelined awhile
Easley (knee) could remained sidelined for a significant amount of time, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.
Easley seems to have suffered a significant injury during the Rams' Week 3 victory over the Chargers. The 2014 first-rounder has a history of serious knee issues, so expect an update on Easley's health in the near future. The depth linebacker played mostly a special teams role, so his extended absence should have a minimal impact on Los Angeles' defense.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Won't play Thursday
Easley (knee) is inactive for Thursday's game against the Vikings, Myles Simmons of the Rams' official site reports.
Easley will remain sidelined during Thursday Night Football while nursing a knee injury sustained in the Rams' Week 3 win over the Chargers. The depth linebacker's absence is unlikely to significantly affect Los Angeles' defense.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Uncertain for Thursday
Easley (knee) will likely be questionable to play Thursday against the Vikings, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.
Easley injured his knee in Sunday's win over the Chargers and is likely experiencing the effects of wear and tear after previously undergoing three major knee surgeries in his career. A depth player for the Rams, Easley's potential absence Thursday wouldn't be viewed as a significant loss.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Questionable to return
Easley is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Rams due to a knee injury, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.
Easley serves mostly a special teams role for the Rams, so his injury is unlikely to impact the team's defense during Sunday's contest. If Easley is unable to return, John Franklin-Myers and Ethan Westbrooks could be in line to receive increased rotational defensive snaps.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Promoted to active roster
Easley (knee) was promoted to the active roster Monday, Clarence Dennis of the team's official site reports.
Easley opened training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list following the torn ACL he suffered last season. The news of activation is promising for the 2014 first-round pick looking to establish a career footing. While he's still buried on the depth chart, Easley could be evaluated more closely by the coaching staff this preseason given Aaron Donald's lingering holdout.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Opening camp on PUP list
Easley (knee) will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list, Rich Hammond of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Easley missed all of last season with a torn ACL and is nearing a return. However, he isn't ready for the start of camp, and he remains without a concrete return timetable. Look for Tanzel Smart and John Franklin to pick up extra reps along the defensive line as long as Easley remains out.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Recovering from more than ACL tear
Easley, who underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL last October, revealed Wednesday that he also underwent surgery to repair a damaged LCL in August.
Easley went down in the opening days of training camp last summer and spent the entire 2017 season on injured reserve. However, it's apparent that the full extent of his injury wasn't completely disclosed. In any case, the ACL injury is the main concern here and, given the timing of the injury, Easley should be at full strength in time for training camp in July. Assuming he makes a full recovery, Easley is poised to enter the 2018 season as a key rotational piece on a stacked Rams defensive line that added three-time first-team All-Pro Ndamukong Suh this offseason.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Re-signing with Los Angeles
Easley (knee) intends to sign a one-year deal with the Rams on Monday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.
The big man off the edge saw his year flash by in the blink of an eye upon tearing his ACL before the start of the 2017 regular season. In his first season with the Rams back in 2016, Easley registered a career-best 3.5 sacks in 16 games and was a key contributor in the trenches for Los Angeles.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Progressing in recovery
Easley (knee) recently resumed running on an anti-gravity treadmill, Kristen Lago of the Rams' official site reports.
Easley spent the entire 2017 season on injured reserve after sustaining a torn ACL last August. While it isn't clear if he'll be ready for offseason workouts this spring, he appears be making steady progress in his recovery and should be full-go in time for training camp.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Stashed on injured reserve
Easley (knee) was placed on injured reserve Friday, CBS Los Angeles reports.
Easley tore his right ACL on Wednesday and is set to miss the entire 2017 season. Given the timing of his injury, Easley is highly unlikely to be one of the Rams' two activations off IR.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Torn ACL confirmed
Easley, who was carted off the practice field with a knee injury Tuesday, has suffered a torn ACL and is expected to miss the entire 2017 season, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.
Easley was projected to compete for a starting spot on the Rams defensive line after a career season in 2016, when he racked up 35 tackles, 3.5 sacks and two forced fumbles. It'll be a daunting road to recovery for the 2014 first-round pick, having torn both of his ACLs during his collegiate years at the University of Florida. With Aaron Donald currently holding out for a new contract, the D-line may lack experience throughout the early stages of training camp.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Carted off Tuesday
Easley suffered a leg injury and was carted off the practice field Tuesday, Rich Hammond of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Easley is coming off what was by far his best season as a pro in 2016, when he recorded 35 tackles, including 3.5 sacks, and two forced fumbles. He was looking to continue making strides in his second year with the Rams, but that may be on hold after his apparent leg injury. The team has not yet commented on his status, but getting carted off the field is always an ominous sign. He's currently without a timetable for return.... See More ... See Less
Rams' Dominique Easley: Signs tender with Rams
Easley signed his contract tender with the Rams on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Easley, who was tendered back in March, has finally signed with the team officially. He'll look to see an increased role in 2017 after a 2016 season that saw him record 35 tackles and 3.5 sacks in 16 games.... See More ... See Less
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