LOS ANGELES — Rams head coach Sean McVay mentioned identical outdated supervisor Les Snead has spoken with “a handful of groups” a couple of exchange for working assist Cam Akers, and “that is the route that we’re headed.”
Akers used to be a healthy scratch Sunday in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers, one thing McVay known as a “coach’s resolution” that used to be made in the “easiest hobby” of the crew.
Akers, a 2020 2d-spherical opt, is in the final season of his rookie contract with the Rams. He had 22 carries for 29 yards and a touchdown in Los Angeles’ season-opening salvage.
Earlier than the game Sunday, Akers despatched a message on X saying, “I’m correct as perplexed as all americans else. I’m blessed even supposing.”
McVay mentioned Monday that Akers’ social media put up used to be “surprising.”
“I basically feel very correct about the clarity that used to be equipped to him on Friday and Saturday, both by he and [agent] David Mulugheta,” McVay mentioned. “And that is the reason uncomfortable, however I basically feel esteem it used to be very sure with regard to our dialogue.”
Closing season, Akers spent virtually a month a long way from the Rams in the center of the season after McVay mentioned they explored the likelihood of finding the working assist “a singular unusual originate with yet any other crew.” Earlier final yr, McVay advised newshounds that he well-known to gaze extra urgency from Akers. McVay mentioned Sunday that this anguish with Akers “is diverse” from what transpired final season.
Kyren Williams, who replaced Akers as the Rams’ lead assist, scored twice in opposition to the 49ers, speeding for 52 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries and catching six passes for forty eight yards and a touchdown.