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Sean McVay Updates Status Of Rams K Greg Zuerlein

Greg Zuerlein makes a field goal against the Saints in the NFC title game.

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 20: Greg Zuerlein #4 of the Los Angeles Rams kicks a field goal against the New Orleans Saints during the fourth quarter in the NFC Championship game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 20, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Rams were quiet on Wednesday when it was revealed that star kicker Greg Zuerlein had missed practice due to a foot injury.

But Rams head coach Sean McVay broke the silence on Thursday and addressed the injury to their star kicker.

McVay revealed that Zuerlein is dealing with a left foot sprain, and the team is going to be "extra cautious" with him over the next week.

However, McVay also assuaged Rams fans' fears by adding that the team does not expect him to miss the Super Bowl.

Zuerlein was a key contributor for the Rams' victory over the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Championship Game.

He kicked a 48-yard field goal to tie the game at 23-23 in regulation and force it to overtime.

In overtime, the defense forced a turnover of Saints quarterback Drew Brees and set Zuerlein up for a 57-yard field goal, which he made with ease to send the Rams to the Super Bowl.

While Zuerlein has not been the most consistent kicker in NFL history, he is only one year removed from Pro Bowl and First-Team All-Pro honors in 2017. That year, he booted 38 of 40 field goals, six of which were from 50 yards or more.

He went 27 of 31 this past season, and has a career field goal percentage of 83.5%.