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Rams lose Sam Bradford to torn ACL for entire 2014 NFL season

Joe Sargent

The St. Louis Rams and quarterback Sam Bradford can't seem to catch a break. Bradford left Saturday's game with a knee injury on the same leg in which he tore the ACL in last season.

Initially, the team was optimistic that Bradford ony hyperextended the knee, and it wasn't anything that was going to knock him out of action for too long.

Sadly, that's not the case. According to ESPN, Bradford will miss the entire 2014 NFL season.

St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford is out for the 2014 season after an MRI disclosed he tore the ACL in his left knee in Saturday night's preseason game against the Browns, according to multiple sources.

Week 7. The Rams will again have to adjust to life without Bradford this season, as he tore the same ACL Saturday night.

Rams coach Jeff Fisher is expected to confirm the news at his 5 p.m. CT news conference after meeting with his staff.

Bradford took what appeared to be a light hit from Cleveland's Armonty Bryant as he threw incomplete to tight end Jared Cook. Bradford shrugged Bryant off, but the defensive lineman made contact with the quarterback's left knee.

Bradford fell to the ground in pain as Rams doctors and trainers rushed to his side. He limped off the field under his own power but favoring the left leg as he went to the locker room for further examination.

The Rams are in some trouble without their starting quarterback, as longtime journeyman Shaun Hill will likely take over now.