ESPN Rams reporter Nick Wagoner considers OC Brian Schottenheimer's announcement of St. Louis' top running back spot as a competition to be "part of an effort to promote competition at all positions."
Rams OC Brian Schottenheimer stated Wednesday that Zac Stacy is "not guaranteed" St. Louis' starting running back job.
Coach Jeff Fisher said "over time" Zac Stacy will "probably be that 70-percent of the carries guy."
The Rams have no plans to scale back Zac Stacy's workload for 2014.
Zac Stacy was limited to 15 yards on 15 carries and four catches for 23 yards in the Rams' Week 17 loss to Seattle.
Zac Stacy rushed 33 times for 104 yards and a touchdown in St. Louis' Week 16 win over the Bucs, adding one catch for five yards.
Speaking Wednesday, Zac Stacy says he feels "as good as new."
Zac Stacy (hip) is not even on the Week 16 injury report.
Zac Stacy (hip) is not expected to practice Wednesday.
Zac Stacy brushed off the hip injury he sustained on the opening drive of Sunday's win over the Saints.
Zac Stacy rushed for 133 yards and one touchdown on 28 carries in the Rams' Week 15, 27-16 win over the Saints.
Zac Stacy (hip) returned to Sunday's Week 15 game against the Saints after missing one possession.
Zac Stacy exited Sunday's Week 15 game against the Saints with a hip injury and is questionable to return.
Zac Stacy rushed for 25 yards and one touchdown on 14 carries against the Cardinals in Week 14.