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Rams rookie safety Jordan Fuller goes on injured reserve

Fuller should be back next month

NFL: Los Angeles Rams at Buffalo Bills
Jordan Fuller
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Rams’ rookie Jordan Fuller has been put on the injured reserve with shoulder and neck issues. The early season stand out has shoulder issues, which coach Sean McVay described as a “little stinger” on Sunday.

Fuller missed the Week 4 game against the New York Giants and then was hurt against the Washington Football Team on Sunday.

In the only two games that Fuller — a sixth-round pick who became a surprise starter — was fully healthy, he had a combined 17 tackles.

The injury is not expected to be long term and hopefully the Ohio State product can return after three games. Next up, the Rams play at the San Francisco 49ers, host the Chicago Bears and then play at the Miami Dolphins before going their bye in Week 9. So, barring a setback, Fuller should be back on the field against the Seattle Seahawks on Nov. 15.

The Rams will use John Johnson, Taylor Rapp and rookie Terrell Burgess on the safety rotation with Fuller out.

Meanwhile, the Rams made some other roster moves Tuesday as well: