Stinky Pinkie: Bulger to Miss Next Two Weeks of Preseason

Brian McDowellCorrespondent IAugust 17, 2009

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 14: Marc Bulger #10 of the St. Louis Rams is sacked against the New York Jets during their preseason game at Giants Stadium on August 14, 2009  in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Being a Rams fan means that every good feeling caused by the performance of the team will be followed by long periods of crushing disappointment. That was certainly confirmed by the events today at the Rams' training camp.

Three days after an inspiring upset over the New York Jets in their first preseason game, St. Louis's starting quarterback, Marc Bulger, injured his pinkie receiving a snap in this morning's practice. So far, Bulger is expected to miss the next two preseason games.

It doesn't seem like this relatively minor mishap is going to affect the Rams' quarterback's performance during this regular season. The next three weeks should give him plenty of time to recover Also, this incident will give new backup quarterback, Kyle Boller, some much needed playing time. So, it's not time for fans of this team to panic about this yet.

However, this team is not known for having great luck, as of late, especially as far as Bulger is concerned. The last thing that fans who have spent the last two years rooting for a team that has only won five games need is something else to worry about.