Matthew Stafford throws a pass for the first time since the Super Bowl

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Rams Quarterback Matthew Stafford He threw the receiver in practice on Sunday for the first time since Los Angeles’ Super Bowl victory.

Stafford had an injection in his throwing elbow in the offseason to treat an unspecified injury with which he played at the end of the previous season. He avoided any serious throws during minicamp and organized team activities, but he was again throwing in early practice. Ram’s training camp at UC Irvine.

“It’s nice to be out there, just take it off a little bit, strain it and see how it reacts,” Stafford said.

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Head coach Sean McVay looks on as Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 during mini camp at the team’s facility at California Lutheran University on June 7, 2022 in Thousand Oaks, California.
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Stafford said he has gradually ramped up his throwing activity in recent months, and that he threw the ball in an informal workout before training camp. As with normal camping work, he should bond with the new receiver. Alan RobinsonJoe joined Los Angeles as a free agent shortly before trading Robert Woods’ team for Tennessee.

“Just trying to progress back into it,” Stafford said. “My time between OTA and camp was like that. It’s a short process, but you just have to sit there and go with it.”

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Matthew Stafford #9 of the Los Angeles Rams participates in practice during a mini camp on June 7, 2022 at the team's facility at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California.

Matthew Stafford #9 of the Los Angeles Rams participates in practice during a mini camp on June 7, 2022 at the team’s facility at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California.
(Photo by Jayne Kamin-Vancia/Getty Images)

Stafford and the Rams have said repeatedly that they should be ready in advance for the Los Angeles regular season opener against buffalo On September 8 at Sophie Stadium. Rams coach Sean McVay usually doesn’t allow his lead starters to play in preseason at all.

McVay also announced on Sunday that the Rams had decided not to cast Jalen Ramsey On the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, All-Pro allows cornerbacks to participate in walk-through portions of training camp practices. Ramsey had shoulder surgery during the off-season, and Rams said on Saturday that he would start the year on the PUP list.

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Head coach Sean McVay talks with Matthew Stafford #9 of the Los Angeles Rams during mini camp at the team's facility at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California on June 8, 2022.

Head coach Sean McVay talks with Matthew Stafford #9 of the Los Angeles Rams during mini camp at the team’s facility at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California on June 8, 2022.
(Photo by Jayne Kamin-Vancia/Getty Images)

McVay said rookie safety Quentin Lake is on the PUP list while the team monitors for a knee injury.