Rams WR Van Jefferson to endure minor surgical procedure Tuesday after tweaking knee

So much has occurred to Van Jefferson within the final yr.

The receiver broke 50 receptions for the primary time in his younger NFL profession. He received a Tremendous Bowl — and raced to the hospital instantly after the sport to are likely to his spouse, Samaria, and welcome his second son into the world.

Add surgical procedure to that listing. Jefferson suffered “just a little knee tweak” and can endure minor surgical procedure to handle the ailment, Rams coach Sean McVay instructed reporters Monday.

The Rams count on Jefferson to return in just a few weeks, McVay mentioned, shortening Jefferson’s preseason coaching availability but additionally placing him on observe to probably return for the beginning of the season. McVay described the pre-surgery suggestions on Jefferson as “optimistic information” on Monday.

Because of the departures of Robert Woods and Odell Beckham Jr., Jefferson is in line for a bigger function in his third season alongside Cooper Kupp and new addition Allen Robinson. He returns to an offense that largely seems acquainted elsewhere — most significantly, beneath middle — which ought to help him in mentally getting ready whereas sidelined.

Till he returns, it will be about relaxation and restoration for Jefferson.