St. Louis Rams outside linebacker Alec Ogletree, the team's leading tackler, will undergo surgery Tuesday for a broken right ankle and could be out for the season.
Coach Jeff Fisher said Monday the team would have a better idea after the procedure. He said Ogletree attended team meetings and was optimistic he could be placed on injured reserve/designated for return.
Akeem Ayers becomes the starter for now. Ayers made four starts for the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots last season and got a one-year deal in St. Louis.
Ogletree was hurt when teammate T.J. McDonald landed on his legs while trying...