Los Angeles Rams linebacker Clay Matthews is going to be sidelined for four to six weeks coach Sean McVay told reporters.
Matthews will undergo surgery, based on McVay. That is not good for us, the coach said. Thats a large injury.
Matthews sustained the injury during Los Angeles 30-29 loss Thursday to the Seattle Seahawks.
McVay says he considers it occurred when Seattle running back Chris Carson kicked Matthews in the face.
Matthews, 33, was away to a solid start with the Rams in his first season.
Hes two forced fumbles, six sacks and 19 tackles in five games.
Matthews, who spent his first 10 NFL seasons with the Green Bay Packers, has 89.5 career sacks in 148 matches (142 starts).
Rams receiver Brandin Cooks (concussion) was injured and was placed at the NFL protocol.
Thursday, cooks was injured in the fourth quarter.
Cooks has 20 receptions for yards and a touchdown. He awakened 1,000 receiving yards in each of the four seasons – twice with all the New Orleans Saints, after.
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