Rams Rookies Puka Nacua & Byron Young Continue To Impress With Their Performances, Helps Team Achieve a Unique Feat

Published 10/21/2023, 11:07 AM EDT

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The Los Angeles Rams have balanced their wins and defeats this season. The team has gathered 3 wins and 3 losses at the end of Week 6 of the NFL. Their upcoming game will decide if they weigh in more toward the wins or toward defeats. However, the team members weren’t ready to settle into a balanced state.

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Fans of the NFL are all aware of the ROTW (Rookie of the Week), and the Rams seem to be making progress toward other titles, along with giving a decent performance overall. The Rams’ Puka Nacua and Byron Young are breaking into headlines this week. These two names are all up in the air.

Nacua and Young won ROTW

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The NFL is all about appreciating the ones who deserve it. So, each week, the NFL honors players of different teams who deserve recognition. Recently, Rams players have been taking all the honors. The wide receiver Puka Nacua got the Rookie of the Week not once but twice this season. He has definitely painted a clear picture of his skills to the world.

Recently, the linebacker Byron Young also added that honor to his resume. On this Sunday, in their game against the Arizona Cardinals, he got the Pepsi Rookie of the Week award for his display of talent in that matchup. During that game, Young displayed an incredible performance. He recorded 1 sack and 6 tackles, along with 2 quarterback hits and a forced fumble.

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Both the players helped their team achieve recognition for being the only team that could get 2 players to win ROTW. They helped the team to not just win matches but also get recognized even more. There are many more players in the Rams’ team who put the team first, like Sean McVay.

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Sean McVay will not miss the next match despite the looming birth of his firstborn

An unexpected revelation has come into the picture. The Rams’ head coach, Sean McVay, has made it clear that he has no plans of missing Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He also has the birth of his first child that awaits him.

McVay and his wife, Veronika Khomyn, are expecting a baby boy “any day now,” but the determined coach is staying committed to his team. Addressing reporters on Wednesday, McVay said, “My wife is doing great. I think there was a lot made about me missing a game. I’m not going to miss a game. My son knows better than to come during a game, all right.”

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Some fans and fellow professionals have different views on his decision. What do you think? Should he attend the match or not? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Ishika is a dedicated NFL writer at EssentiallySports. She has seamlessly merged her love for the game with her passion for writing. An unwavering admirer of Patrick Mahomes, she is often found dissecting his gameplay, particularly his unmatched resilience showcased during his Super Bowl win, despite battling an ankle injury.
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