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Rams final injury report and what it means in the Wild Card round of the NFL Playoffs vs. Seahawks

We look at the names on final injury reports for the Rams heading into Wild Card Weekend of the 2021 NFL Playoffs and how it may affect their matchup against the Seahawks.

Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams looks on prior to a game against the New York Jets at SoFi Stadium on December 20, 2020 in Inglewood, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

The Los Angeles Rams will travel in the Wild Card round to face their NFC West rival, the Seattle Seahawks at Lumen Field. The game will take place Saturday, Jan. 9 with kickoff at 4:40 p.m. ET.

Ahead of their game, we take a look at the Rams final injury report to see how these injuries may affect the team heading into their playoff matchup.

Rams final injury report

Out: N/A
Doubtful: N/A
Questionable: Micah Kiser (knee), Jared Goff (right thumb)

Notable players on in-week report: Cam Akers (ankle), Joseph Noteboom (back)

How injuries could affect Rams vs. Seahawks matchup

Perhaps no injury has generated as much discussion as Jared Goff’s busted right thumb. The issue required surgery and held him out of the Rams’ season finale against the Arizona Cardinals. Goff returned to practice this week and has a shot to play, though some have advocated that head coach Sean McVay should start backup signal-caller John Wolford anyway. McVay hasn’t confirmed his plans under center if Goff receives the green light from the medical staff, but it seems unlikely Los Angeles would bench its $134 million man to start a former AAF quarterback.

While it will not generate as much attention, Micah Kiser’s return could matter as well. The linebacker hasn’t played since suffering a knee injury against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 11, but he saw extensive work in coverage when available. Even if Kiser cannot yet handle his usual workload, he gives the Rams another option against a capable Seahawks passing attack.