Head coach Sean McVay recently told ESPN LA 710 that he expects Greg Zuerlein (back) to be ready for the start of the upcoming season. "Based on the doctors and everything, and even the way Greg was feeling as soon as he alleviated that pressure with the surgery, we're very positive in terms of Greg being ready to go," McVay said.
Greg Zuerlein is scheduled to undergo back surgery Thursday, Vincent Bonsignore of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Greg Zuerlein has been placed on injured reserve due to a back injury, with the Rams signing Sam Ficken as a replacement, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Greg Zuerlein made field goals from 36 and 31 yards in Sunday's 42-7 win over the Seahawks, but missed one of his five extra-point tries.
Greg Zuerlein did not attempt a field goal but made all five of his extra-point tries in Sunday's 43-35 loss to the Eagles.
Greg Zuerlein connected for four field goals (56, 20, 24 and 41 yards) and made both his point-after attempts during Sunday's 32-16 win over Arizona.
Greg Zuerlein converted four of five field-goal attempts and both of his extra-point tries en route to 14 points in Sunday's 26-20 win over the Saints.