Rams takeaway: Running improved, passing regressed vs Chargers: – The Rams misplaced to the Chargers 31-10 on Sunday at SoFi Stadium.
What we discovered in a loss that dropped the Rams’ report to five-11 going into the season finale in opposition to the Seattle Seahawks.
Running again Cam Akers is on the roll: Akers continued to point out that he might produce if given the possibility.
The third-12 months professional ran for 123 yards on 19 carries, marking the second consecutive sport he eclipsed the 100-yard rusher.
The Rams tried to commerce Akers in October however couldn’t discover a taker. When requested final week whether or not the workforce would purchase Akers after the season, coach Sean McVay stated no.
Akers stated after Sunday’s sport that he wished to be a “Ram for life”.
What-have-you-carried out-for-me recently within the NFL that appears not possible. See: Todd Gurley.
But Akers is proving he generally is a helpful piece in 2023.
Quarterback Baker Mayfield has been up and down: Mayfield got here up massive in a win over the Las Vegas Raiders, struggled in a loss by the Green Bay Packers, shone in a win over the Denver Broncos and struggled once more on Sunday.
Mayfield accomplished 11 of 19 passes for 132 yards.
Mayfield stated, “I’m not really happy with the way I played.” “Obviously, everytime you lose, it’s not likely good.
“I want to improve and end the season on a high note that I can be proud of and just continue to lead and be the same person every day. Just want to play better for these guys.”
Receiver Van Jefferson lastly appears to be like to be close to full power: Jefferson caught three passes for 77 yards, together with one for 39 yards.
The third-12 months professional missed the primary six video games whereas recovering from his second knee surgical procedure in six months.
Jefferson had 18 catches for 231 yards and three touchdowns.
Malcolm Brown’s retreat is but to come back: Brown, 29, was signed by the Rams in late September to offer management for Akers and the opposite working backs.
The eighth-12 months professional confirmed on Sunday that he can nonetheless run successfully.
With the Rams trailing 14–3 within the second quarter, Brown took a hand-off, broke by way of the road and ran 23 yards for a landing.
Ram’s run protection uncovered: With stars Aaron Donald and A’Shaun Robinson out for the season and Greg Gaines and Marquise Copeland not at full power, one thing needed to give, proper?
Chargers working again Austin Eckler ran for 122 yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries, together with a 72-yard scoring run.
Eckler received by way of the road and compelled a number of missed tackles. He turned the primary participant this season to hurry for 100 yards or extra in opposition to the Rams.
Former Ram had a enjoyable day: Chargers coach Brandon Staley, the Rams’ defensive coordinator in 2020, wasn’t the one former Ram who tasted victory.
Tight finish Gerald Everett caught a landing go. Defensive linemen Sebastian Joseph-Day and Morgan Fox every had a sack.
Linebacker Torey Reeder performed however didn’t make a sort out.
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