Rams won’t pursue free-agent running backs

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The Rams have lost Cam Akers for the season, but they’re not about to go shopping for veteran help. On Tuesday, head coach Sean McVay told reporters that he’ll explore his in-house options before approaching the free-agent running back market. “We’ve got some young backs on our roster that I’m intrigued about seeing how they …

Rams RB Cam Akers tears Achilles

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Rams running back Cam Akers suffered a torn Achilles (Twitter link via NFL.com’s Tom Pelissero). The injury will likely rule him out for the entire 2021 season. Akers was the Rams’ leading rusher last year, notching 625 yards and two scores on 145 carries. He also caught 11 passes for 123 yards and one TD. …