The Rams will be without the services of defensive tackle Ryan Pickett. He has a broken kneecap. Pickett was one of three first-round draft picks the Rams had in 2001…The Chiefs are welcoming a player back into their midst. John Tait has been gone since the first week of practice after getting into a fight with rookie Eddie Freeman. Freeman hit Tait in the head with his helmet, breaking his nose and causing 17 stitches.