Rams WR Donnie Avery, who was expected to miss at least a month after breaking a bone in his left foot in the Aug. 7 scrimmage at Lindenwood University, is no longer wearing an orthopedic boot and is lobbying for an earlier return. Like, right now.
"Donnie wants to go; that's Donnie," Spagnuolo said. "Keenan (Burton) was the same way in the spring (with a hamstring injury). I would rather have guys like that, but we're just trying to be smart."