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January 9, 2021 12:44 AM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Comes off IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth (knee) was activated from injured reserve Thursday.

Whitworth is expected to suit up Saturday against the Rams following his recovery from a torn MCL and damaged PCL, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The two-time All-Pro hasn't played since Week 10, but his return to the lineup is encouraging, considering quarterback Jared Goff's status (thumb) remains up in the air for the wild-card round.

January 6, 2021 01:56 AM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Could start Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Sean McVay said Whitworth (knee) may be able to start Saturday's playoff game against the Seahawks, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.

The 39-year-old has been on injured reserve since mid-November after suffering a torn MCL, but he could be back on the field for the first round of the playoffs. Whitworth's return at left tackle would be a big boost on the offensive line for the Rams.

December 30, 2020 11:40 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Returns to practice field
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth (knee) was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

Whitworth has officially opened the 21-day window to be activated from IR. It's unclear if he'll be given the green light for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, but the hope is that the veteran left tackle will be cleared for a potential playoff run.

December 28, 2020 10:24 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Will practice this week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth (knee) will begin practicing this week.

Whitworth is hopeful to be back for the first round of the playoffs, should the Rams advance. With his return to practice, he officially begins the 21-day window to move to the active roster.

December 18, 2020 10:20 AM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Aiming for playoff return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Rams hope to get Whitworth (knee) back from IR for the first round of the playoffs, Cameron DaSilva of USA Today reports.

Coach Sean McVay said that Whitworth is "somebody we could potentially really push to have him play whether it's [Week 17] or next week," but noted that "the goal" is to have the veteran left tackle back for the playoffs. Whitworth suffered a torn MCL and a damaged PCL back in mid-November.

November 16, 2020 01:24 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Officially lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Rams placed Whitworth (knee) on injured reserve Monday, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.

Whitworth suffered a torn MCL and a damaged PCL during Sunday's win over the Seahawks. While it's a severe injury, the Rams view this as positive news considered it could've been worse (his ACL is intact). There's a chance the 38-year-old lineman can return before the end of the season, specifically for a potential playoff run. For the time being, Joe Noteboom is expected to start at left tackle.

November 16, 2020 12:00 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: May return in 2020
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth could return this season after suffering a torn MCL in Sunday's win over the Seahawks, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

Whitworth has been placed on IR and won't be eligible until Week 14 against the Patriots, and it's possible he isn't available until even later in the season. Still, the Rams believe the veteran tackle will return at some point this year, perhaps for a playoff run now that they're in the mix. Rob Havenstein is expected to bump to left tackle for the time being while Bobby Evans slots in at the right tackle position.

November 15, 2020 11:04 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: IR-bound with torn MCL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth (knee) tore his MCL in Sunday's win over the Seahawks and will be placed on IR, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

A silver lining with this news is that Whitworth's ACL is intact, though he also sustained some damage to his PCL in addition to tearing his MCL. The earliest Whitworth could return would be Week 14 against the Patriots, but he's likely to be out longer than the minimum three weeks required with an IR stint.

November 15, 2020 06:00 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Leaves on cart Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth won't return to Sunday's game against the Seahawks after being carted off with a knee injury, Eric D. Williams of SI.com reports.

This is a major loss for the Rams' offensive line, as the 38-year-old has started every game at left tackle this season. He'll be evaluated, and the Rams should provide an update after the contest. Bobby Evans is expected to slot in at left tackle for the remainder of Sunday's contest.

July 17, 2020 02:24 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Tested positive for COVID-19
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth relayed Friday that he tested positive for COVID-19 this summer, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports.

The Pro Bowl offensive lineman noted that members of his family also tested positive for the virus. The 38-year-old, who is bouncing back from a January procedure to address an ankle injury that he played through last season, is in line to start at left tackle for the Rams in 2020.

July 2, 2020 08:44 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Ready for age-39 season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth (ankle) is locked in to reprise his role as the Rams' starting left tackle for 2020, Jourdan Rodrigue and Rich Hammond of the Athletic report.

Whitworth is coming off a January right ankle procedure to address an injury he played through in 2019, but he's expected to be a full go for training camp. The veteran left tackle's health will be more key than ever for the Rams' offense in 2020, as Whitworth represents the team's best hope for stability along a mostly unproven O-line.

March 18, 2020 07:24 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Sticking with L.A.
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth (ankle) re-signed Wednesday with the Rams on a three-year contract, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

The 38-year-old left tackle won't necessarily play through the end of his new contract, but he'll at least be back for 2020. Whitworth is recovering from January ankle surgery, but he's expected to be ready to go for Week 1. He was perhaps the only bright spot on the Rams' offensive line in 2019, earning Pro Football Focus' No. 28 grade (72.8) out of 81 qualified tackles.

February 4, 2020 09:28 AM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Coming back for 2020
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth (ankle) intends to play football in 2020, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Whitworth reportedly is pleased with his early progress recovering from January ankle surgery. His work at left tackle remained solid in 2019, even as the rest of the Rams' offensive line more or less fell apart. The 38-year-old can become an unrestricted free agent in March, but he's expected to re-sign with the Rams.

January 8, 2020 01:08 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Undergoes surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth underwent surgery on his right ankle but intends to be ready for the 2020 season, Cameron DaSilva of USA Today reports.

The 38-year-old left tackle was likely hampered by this injury for a good chunk of the 2019 campaign, but he didn't miss a game. Whitworth's contract expires in March, and he has expressed interest in staying with the Rams for the 2020 season. The Rams don't have an immediate replacement, either, so there may be mutual interest in agreeing to a new deal.

February 26, 2019 10:20 AM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Decides to continue playing
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth will continue his football career in 2019, Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com reports.

The 37-year-old left tackle will return to Los Angeles for the final season of a three-year, $36 million contract, providing some stability along the offensive line for a team that may lose left guard Rodger Saffold in free agency. Whitworth is still one of the league's best at his position and hasn't missed a game due to injury since 2013 in Cincinnati. With 195 regular-season starts and two First-Team All Pro selections to his name, Whitworth quietly has built a solid case for the Hall of Fame.

February 5, 2019 02:32 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Mulling retirement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth is unsure if he'll retire or return to play in 2019, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.

Whitworth turned 37 in December but has remained a quality player for the Rams, seeing the field on over 94 percent of the team's regular-season and playoff snaps this season. He says he still feels good and would figure to remain a starter if he returned for a 14th campaign in 2019.

January 9, 2019 12:20 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: No injury designation
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth (knee) wasn't present on Tuesday's injury report, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.

Whitworth's injury wasn't deemed to be serious when he suffered it in the season finale, and he's had more than a week to recover since then. Expect Whitworth to return to his starting left tackle role Saturday versus the Cowboys.

January 1, 2019 03:40 AM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Injury not serious
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth knocked knees with another player Sunday, but he avoided serious injury, Cameron DaSilva of USA Today reports.

Whitworth was unable to return Sunday after suffering his knee injury, but it appears he'll be back in action come playoff time. The Rams have a bye week upcoming, which should give the tackle enough time to recover and be at full health for the divisional round.

December 30, 2018 06:56 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Downgraded to out
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth will not return to Sunday's game against the 49ers, Myles Simmons of the Rams' official site reports.

Whitworth will turn his focus towards returning to full health in time for the postseason. Joe Noteboom is expected to start at left tackle as long as Whitworth misses time.

December 30, 2018 06:00 PM
Rams' Andrew Whitworth: Injures knee Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Whitworth is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the 49ers due to a knee injury, Rich Hammond of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.

Whitworth left the field during the second quarter of Sunday's tilt, and will undergo further evaluation during halftime. Joe Noteboom is listed as Whitworth's backup on the Rams' official depth chart.

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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-7/330
Birthdate:
12/12/1981
Age:
39
Hometown:
Monroe, LA
School:
LSU
NFL Experience:
16
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