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Rams Quarterback Suffered Gruesome Injury At Practice

A Los Angeles Rams helmet during a game vs. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

INGLEWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 26: Los Angeles Rams helmet during a game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium on September 26, 2021 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jordon Kelly/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Los Angeles Rams quarterback John Wolford suffered a brutal injury earlier this week.

According to Rams insider Jourdan Rodrigue, the veteran backup had a fingernail ripped off on his throwing hand during Wednesday's practice. As a result, he was inactive for today's session.

Wolford is the No. 2 option behind starter Matthew Stafford. The former Wake Forest quarterback notched three game appearances during the Rams' Super Bowl-winning season in 2021.

Wolford did not play in the Rams' preseason opener against the Los Angeles Chargers, leaving third-stringer Bryce Perkins to play the entire game. He made his preseason debut during a matchup against the Texans this past Friday, throwing for 142 yards on 14/22 passing.

Stafford has yet to take the field for any in-game action this preseason.

The Rams will take on the Cincinnati Bengals in a Super Bowl rematch on Saturday night. It's unclear if Wolford will be able to suit up for this contest.