THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. –– The Rams will take things day-by-day when it comes to the status of rookie safety Taylor Rapp (ankle) and veteran ILB Bryce Hager (shoulder) for Thursday night's game against the Seahawks in Seattle.
"Those guys will be day-to-day," Rams head coach Sean McVay said. "It will probably be a game-time decision."
Los Angeles did not practice on Monday, which meant the first injury report of week was an estimation of a player's participation had there been one. Rapp and Hager were both estimated as non-participants.
Should Hager miss Thursday's game, McVay confirmed rookie LB Troy Reeder would likely start in his place. One of three undrafted free agents to make the Rams' 53-man roster, Reeder is listed as Hager's backup on the team's unofficial depth chart.
Though Rapp is listed as strong safety John Johnson III's backup, he has still seen heavy action, playing 56.4 percent of L.A.'s defensive snaps prior to his injury.
It is not immediately clear who will fill Rapp's role if he cannot play Thursday as the unofficial depth chart does not list a third-string strong safety, but the former Washington standout sounded optimistic about his outlook after receiving the results of his MRI on Monday.
"Everything turned out pretty good," Rapp said during his Rams Revealed interview with play-by-play voice J.B. Long. "I'm looking forward to rehabbing, recovering and trying to get back to the team."
Elsewhere in the secondary, McVay said CB Marcus Peters wasn't actually in concussion protocol but cleared the necessary assessments.
The helmet-to-helmet hit from Bucs offensive lineman Donovan Smith at the end of his pick six in Sunday's game did leave him with what McVay described as a "face laceration" and made him a late add to Monday's injury report, but he was estimated as a full participant if the Rams had practiced Monday.
"He didn't have any symptoms, so he'll be in good shape," McVay said.