Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford has been under community for two of the top getting yard seasons in NFL history: in 2012 with Calvin Johnson (1,964) and 2021 with Cooper Kupp (1,947).
Rams Through four games this season, Rams fifth-round pick Puka Nacua is dominating the two players.
Nacua’s 39 gets and 501 getting yards so far are the most through a player’s initial four games in NFL history, as per ESPN Details and Data research. The freshman had nine gets for 163 yards and a score in Sunday’s triumph over the Indianapolis Foals. That score – – the game victor in extra time – – was additionally the first of Nacua’s young profession.
Through four games this season, Nacua has represented 32% of the Rams targets, which is second most elevated in the NFL. That volume is to a great extent on the grounds that Kupp has been on harmed save with a hamstring injury.
Kupp is currently qualified to fall off of harmed hold, and Slams mentor Sean McVay said Friday that the Rams would begin Kupp’s 21-day window to return and the beneficiary would rehearse this week.
At the point when Nacua was found out if he wants to support this speed and high responsibility, however, he said: ” Shoot, assuming they continue to request that I make it happen.”
“I’m simply attempting to go about my business,” Nacua said. ” So at whatever point No. 9 tosses the ball my direction, I’m really blissful on the grounds that I know he’s making my occupation really simple.
“In any case, attempting to deal with my body. I’m thankful for individuals in the preparation room and the staff we arrived. Rest is my No. 1 companion now. Heading to sleep as soon as possible. 9, 9:30. 9:30, the most recent.”
Nacua has been on the injury report every week since the season opener with a sideways physical issue, in spite of the fact that he was a full member by and by two times last week after his support was assessed as “restricted” Wednesday on the grounds that the Rams held a stroll through.
Stafford was likewise playing through a hip injury Sunday in Indianapolis supported during the game. Stafford portrayed it as the muscles in his leg “closing down” a smidgen during the game, however he said he will play in Week 5 against the Philadelphia Falcons.
McVay said. ” I need to say he was nine gets on 10 targets. He was a man today, and he’s been a man all through the first [four] weeks.”
In spite of the fact that Nacua’s presentation has been one of the greatest shocks of the time around the NFL, Rams recipient Van Jefferson said he realized the newbie would be “great” in the wake of seeing him during the offseason.
“He’s an extraordinary player, man. He’s an incredible youngster. I’m so glad for him. He will continue to break records. His most memorable score is a game champ. How insane is that?”