Andrew Whitworth

Andrew Whitworth (ankle/knee) ruled out for Rams' Divisional Round matchup

Los Angeles Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth (ankle/knee) will not play in Sunday's Divisional Round playoff contest against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

What It Means:

Joseph Noteboom will need to step up as the Rams' blindside defender after Andrew Whitworth was ruled out with ankle and knee injuries.

According to Pro Football Focus on 89 snaps at left tackle this regular season, Noteboom did not allow a pressure or hit on 40 pass rush opportunities while also averaging a 59.9 run block grade in his four appearances at the position.