Peters said Wednesday that he feels 100 percent healthy, Herbie Teope of NFL.com reports.
Peters suffered a calf injury in Week 3 against the Chargers but didn't miss action in Weeks 4 or 5. The 2015 first-round pick was on the wrong end of big-play touchdowns in Week 5 against the Seahawks, which prompted questions about his health. Peters shut those rumors down Wednesday saying, "What do you want me to say? I feel 100 percent? Yeah, I do. I feel 100 percent." Peters appears good to go for Sunday's game against the Broncos.
Peters (calf) is unlikely to play Thursday against Minnesota, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Peters did manage to participate in practice on a limited basis Wednesday, but it was the only practice time he logged since sustaining a calf injury last week against the Chargers. Check back prior to Thursday's 8:20 PM ET kickoff for the official inactives report, but should Peters not play as expected, the Rams would officially be down both starting cornerbacks (Aqib Talib is undergoing ankle surgery Thursday). Should both starters end up on the shelf, Sam Shields and Nickell Robey-Coleman would take on a significant workload in the secondary, while fourth-year corner Troy Hill could be asked to do much more than his regular role on special teams.
Peters is believed to have a calf strain and could be out 2-4 weeks, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
The good news is that initial tests don't show any ligament damage, though Peters will still need an MRI to confirm that he avoided a severe injury. The Rams are suddenly looking quite thin at an obvious position of strength, as Aqib Talib (ankle) also suffered an injury during Sunday's 35-23 win over the Chargers. It'll be good news for Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen if the Rams are forced to play without their top two cornerbacks in Thursday's highly anticipated NFC showdown.
Peters exited Sunday's game against the Chargers due to a leg injury, Rich Hammond of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Peters left the field with the assistance of trainers during the second quarter. The star cornerback avoided placing any weight on his right leg and will be examined by the team's medical staff. If Peters is unable to return to the field, expect an update on his health after Sunday's game.
Peters recorded three tackles (one solo) and returned an interception for a touchdown in Monday's win over the Raiders.
Peters picked off Derek Carr late in the fourth quarter, taking it to the house and officially putting to rest any chance of a Raiders' comeback. He'll now turn his focus to Sunday's matchup with Larry Fitzgerald and the Cardinals.
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|Bye: Week 12|
|13||12/2/18||@ DET||1:00 pm|
|14||12/9/18||@ CHI||1:00 pm|
|16||12/23/18||@ ARI||4:05 pm|
|2015||Kansas City Chiefs||16||60||53.0||7||0||8||280||35.0||90||2||26|
|2016||Kansas City Chiefs||15||45||35.0||10||0||6||63||10.5||28||0||20|
|2017||Kansas City Chiefs||14||46||42.0||4||0||5||137||27.4||62||0||9|
|2018||Los Angeles Rams||7||17||9.0||8||0||1||50||50.0||50||1||2|
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|2015||Kansas City Chiefs||16||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|2016||Kansas City Chiefs||15||0||0||1||0||3||31||3||0|
|2017||Kansas City Chiefs||14||0||0||4||0||2||45||2||1|
|2018||Los Angeles Rams||7||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|