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Cooper Kupp is done for at least four games, maybe more, after the Rams wide receiver suffered a high-ankle sprain in Week 10. But his quarterback, Matthew Stafford, is set to play this Sunday after sitting out Los Angeles' loss to the Cardinals. Stafford does not have an injury designation for the Week 11 matchup after being a full participant in practice all week.

The last step for Stafford is to meet with doctors after practice Friday for his clearance from concussion protocol. Coach Sean McVay said he doesn't expect any setbacks in Stafford getting cleared.

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Stafford did not take the field in the days leading up to the team's Week 10 loss, with backup John Wolford starting in his place. Wolford struggled for much of the contest, throwing 212 yards with one touchdown and one interception, while battling neck pain from the three sacks and 12 hits he absorbed from the Cardinals. The No. 2 quarterback did not practice Wednesday, meaning third-stringer Bryce Perkins could be in line to serve as Stafford's primary backup against New Orleans, assuming the latter is active.

This isn't the first time Stafford has had to overcome an injury during the Rams' rough 2022 season, opening the year with lingering pain from an offseason elbow procedure. If he's back against the Saints, he'll be without his favorite target, Kupp, as well as starting center Brian Allen.