St Louis Rams: Things to Address During the Bye Week

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Sep 13, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long (91) runs onto the field prior to the game against the Seattle Seahawks the Edward Jones Dome. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Allow everyone to heal up

Healing is obviously one of the biggest advantages of a bye week, and the St Louis Rams need it. Nick Foles was obliterated by the Packers defense last week, and he most likely needs a week to recover. It will also give him a chance to just relax, watch film, and shake off the previous week. Chris Long also could use some recovery time, as he hyper-extended his knee on Sunday, and the extra week could be the difference between the Rams defensive end missing a game or not. Tight end Lance Kendricks also will require some time to heal after he had surgery on the ligaments in one of his fingers. Running Back Todd Gurley could also use some rest after rushing 30 times in the game on Sunday. The Rams play tough football, and should enjoy the week while it lasts.

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