The whirlwind preparation for a Thursday night game began in earnest Monday for the Rams.
And it started with … rest.
Coach Sean McVay canceled a scheduled workout so players could have an extra day to physically recover after Sunday’s 27-20 loss to the Washington Redskins.
Rams players said after the defeat that the quick turnaround to play the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium would not be an issue.
“I think it’s cool, it’s good that it happens so early,” veteran linebacker Connor Barwin said. “I’ll be fine because it’s only the third game, it’s not like a Week 12 Thursday night.
“I actually think it’s an advantage...