Rams K Zuerlein optimistic strained foot will be ‘good to go’

Los Angeles Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein on Saturday said he was “hopeful” that his strained foot will be ready for Super Bowl LIII after a “few more days of treatment.”
Zuerlein has yet to practice since his 57-yard kick heard ‘round the world defeated the New Orleans Saints last week and thrust the Rams into the Super Bowl.
Zuerlein said he “landed on something that didn’t give as much as turf and that’s when it started hurting.” The injury occurred at halftime.
“It hurt, but not enough to keep me from playing.But, hopefully, a few more days of treatment and it’ll be good to go,” he said.
Zuerlein has been walking in a boot and was listed again on the official injury report.
Zuerlein also drilled a 48-yard field goal with 15 seconds left in the fourth quarter to force the NFC Championship Game into overtime.
“We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for him,” Rams head coach Sean McVay said Saturday, applauding Zuerlein’s support of stand-in kickers Cairo Santos and Sam Ficken.

–Field Level Media

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