Thursday, October 9, 2003
Updated: October 10, 5:07 PM ET
Safety not ready to play yet, Martz says
ST. LOUIS -- It'll be at least another week before Jason Sehorn makes his debut with the St. Louis Rams.
The free safety was ruled out by coach Mike Martz on Thursday
due to soreness in the left foot he broke in late July. Martz is
hopeful Sehorn, who has missed 10 weeks, can play next week.
Martz said Sehorn probably did too much on Monday when the Rams
returned from their bye week. He was evaluated Thursday.
"He's still probably a little ways away, a week or so away,"
Martz said. "How much this is a setback, who knows? It might be
just next week."
The oft-injured Sehorn signed a $1 million, one-year deal with
the Rams after being released by the Giants, and was moved from
cornerback to safety. He had been expected to start at free safety
in Monday night's game against the Falcons.
Tailback Lamar Gordon, the backup to injured Marshall Faulk,
missed most of practice Thursday with a sore left wrist. Running
backs coach Wilbert Montgomery said he expected Gordon, who
sprained the wrist in the Rams' last game Sept. 28, to be back at
The Rams also released rookie tight end Dan Curley in a salary