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Rams put Cortland Finnegan on injured reserve

Tennessee Titans v St. Louis Rams

ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 3: Cortland Finnegan #31 of the St. Louis Rams intercepts a pass intended for Kenny Britt #18 of the Tennessee Titans at the Edward Jones Dome on November 3, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Dilip Vishwanat

The Rams put cornerback Cortland Finnegan on injured reserve Saturday, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

Finnegan sat out practice this week with an eye injury. According to Nick Wagoner of, the nature of Finnegan’s injury is unclear.

The 4-6 Rams host Chicago on Sunday.

Finnegan, 29, played seven games for St. Louis in 2013, intercepting one pass and making 27 tackles. He signed with the Rams as a free agent in March 2012.

To fill Finnegan’s roster spot, the Rams promoted safety T.J. McDonald from the injured reserve/designated for return list, Thomas said.

McDonald started the first four games of 2013 for St. Louis, recording 18 tackles. He suffered a broken leg in the Rams’ Week Four loss to San Francisco.