Rams coach Sean McVay instructed reporters Friday that working again Cam Akers is not going to play within the group’s recreation towards the Panthers on Sunday.
McVay, who additionally shared that the third yr working again wouldn’t observe on Friday, didn’t disclose particularly why Akers wouldn’t play on Sunday however quite acknowledged he’s “working through some things” at present.
Los Angeles listed that Akers didn’t observe on Thursday as a consequence of a private concern. Nonetheless, it’s no secret that the veteran working again has struggled early by way of the season. In 5 video games, Akers has recorded 151 yards on 51 carries with one landing in addition to two receptions for 18 yards.
He’s averaging simply 3.0 yards per carry this season, the bottom mark within the NFL for a participant with a minimal of 25 carries. Following the Rams’ 31–10 season-opening loss to the Payments on Thursday Evening Soccer, McVay identified that he wished to see Akers play with extra of a way of urgency and duty. Akers completed that recreation towards Buffalo with zero yards on the bottom on three carries. Regardless of the restricted manufacturing in that season opener, McVay wished to see “accountability snap in and snap out” from Akers.
With Akers out, working again Darrell Henderson will carry the majority of the dashing load for Los Angeles towards Carolina. Henderson is averaging 4.1 yards per keep it up 34 try this season.
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