Revisiting that timetable for Rams' Avery

Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando

The Rams expect Donnie Avery to miss four to six weeks after suffering a foot injury. I might have gotten a little carried away in my previous item about the timetable.

The regular-season opener is five weeks away. That gives Avery a decent chance to be ready for the Sept. 13 opener in Seattle.

The injury could still prove very costly given that Avery will not have a full exhibition season to get acclimated to a new offense. If he needs six weeks to recover, he'll have to hit the ground running in a difficult environment -- at Washington in Week 2.

I simply hadn't realized the season was still so far out.