NFC center Scott Wells of the Green Bay Packers (63) lines up at the line of scrimmage during the NFC practice on Ohana Day at the 2012 Pro Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams will activate center Scott Wells, out since the opener with a broken bone in his left foot, with hopes of having him in the lineup this week at Arizona.
Wells, among the team's top offseason free agent pickups, is the Rams' "marquee" injured reserve player eligible to return in Week 9. He missed the first two preseason games rehabbing from right knee surgery and broke his foot in the first half of the opening loss at Detroit.
Wells' return would allow the Rams (3-6-1) to move Robert Turner, who has played well as the stand-in at center, to guard. Coach Jeff Fisher said Wells took all the scout team snaps in practice Friday and did fine.
Linebacker Mario Haggan had his right elbow in a sling earlier Monday but Fisher wasn't counting him out.