Left tackle was Saffold's spot his first three NFL seasons after the Rams drafted him in the second round. He wears No. 76 in tribute to former Rams seven-time Pro Bowler Orlando Pace, who manned that position.
When Jake Long signed a free-agent deal with St. Louis last offseason, Saffold became a right tackle without much fuss.
Saffold's versatility got tested again when the Rams (7-8) wanted to plug a gap at guard for injured Harvey Dahl. After Long was carted off the field with a torn anterior cruciate ligament after the third snap of Sunday's 23-13 victory over the Buccaneers, Saffold was home again.
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