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2021 NFL playoffs: X-factor for each of the 14 teams
As we head into the 2021 NFL playoffs, who is poised to emerge in this searing tournament spotlight? Bucky Brooks identifies one X-factor for each of the 14 postseason teams.
NFL Week 18 bold predictions: T.J. Watt shatters sack record! Texans stun Titans to flip No. 1 seed
Will T.J. Watt break Michael Strahan's single-season NFL sack record? Can the Texans prevent the Titans from locking up the AFC's No. 1 seed? NFL Network analysts make bold predictions for Week 18 of the 2021 NFL season.
Rams coach Sean McVay expects Cam Akers (Achilles) to play 'in some form or fashion' vs. 49ers
During his weekly show, Rams coach Sean McVay said Monday that Akers is set to play Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers after tearing his Achilles in July.
Sean McVay pumps brakes on Cam Akers' return: 'Target's always potentially been' Week 18 or playoffs
After mentioning earlier in the week that Cam Akers might be able to play in Week 18, Sean McVay said Thursday that "the target's always potentially been" the season finale against the 49ers or the playoffs.
Rams RB Darrell Henderson (MCL) headed to IR, Cam Akers could return Sunday
Rams head coach Sean McVay told reporters Monday that RB Darrell Henderson suffered an MCL injury and will be placed on injured reserve, but Cam Akers, who tore his Achilles in July, could be available for Sunday.
Rams hope RB Cam Akers (Achilles) could be a factor come postseason
The Los Angeles Rams activated RB Cam Akers off injured reserve just five months after a serious Achilles injury. GM Les Snead spoke with NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport about the team's plan for the second-year back.
Rams place LT Andrew Whitworth on reserve/COVID-19 list, activate RB Cam Akers from injured reserve
Matthew Stafford will likely be without his blindside blocker Sunday in Minneapolis. The Rams placed left tackle Andrew Whitworth on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, one day before L.A. is slated to take on the Vikings.
Rams designate RB Cam Akers to return from injured reserve five months after Achilles injury
The Los Angeles Rams' offense could be getting a boost for a possible playoff run. Running back Cam Akers was designated to return from IR on Thursday.
Sean McVay: 'Cautious optimism' RB Cam Akers (torn Achilles) could return if Rams make playoffs
Rams RB Cam Akers suffered a torn Achilles in July and his 2021 season was immediately taken away, but coach Sean McVay is optimistic about a potential return during the playoffs.
NFL's top nine offenses in 2021: Chiefs, Bills, Packers predictably top list, but don't sleep on Falcons
This is a golden era for NFL offenses. Which teams will field the most prolific attacks in 2021? Adam Schein projects his top nine, with some notable units missing the cut.
Packers' AJ Dillon, Ravens' J.K. Dobbins among running backs poised for Year 2 breakout in 2021
Maurice Jones-Drew reveals his list of six second-year running backs who are poised to break out in 2021, with three rushers from each conference making the cut.
Rams QB Matthew Stafford: 'We're going to have a successful running game' despite Cam Akers' injury
The reverberations from Cam Akers' torn Achilles in Los Angeles' locker room are still being felt. Matthew Stafford, though, is most concerned with how Akers' season-ending injury affects the second-year back himself.
Three reasons why Cowboys could be legit Super Bowl contenders; top five off-ball linebackers
There's never a shortage of offseason hype in Dallas, but Bucky Brooks provides three reasons why the Cowboys can indeed be Super Bowl contenders this season. Plus, the NFL's top five off-ball linebackers and the Rams' outlook following Cam Akers' injury.
Rams RB Cam Akers suffers torn Achilles, will miss 2021 season
The Los Angeles Rams' leading rusher from 2020 won't be leading them into the 2021 season. Starting running back Cam Akers suffered a torn Achilles while training on Monday.
Ranking all 32 RB1s heading into 2021: Ezekiel Elliott just misses top five
Maurice Jones-Drew ranks all 32 RB1s heading into the 2021 NFL season. Ezekiel Elliott lands just outside of the top five while a few second-year backs are knocking on the door of the top 10. Check out MJD's full pecking order.
State of the 2021 Los Angeles Rams: Sean McVay, Matthew Stafford should be eyeing Lombardi Trophy
Sean McVay and Co. welcomed Matthew Stafford to Los Angeles this offseason, leaving no room for excuses in 2021. Can the Rams get back to the Super Bowl? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise.
Nine NFL bandwagons to hop on in 2021: Tennessee Titans, Joe Burrow and Brandon Staley top the list
In the dog days of the NFL offseason, optimism reigns. Contending teams are bullish on 2021, rebuilding teams are keen on the new direction and individuals become the subjects of flowery profiles. Who can you TRULY believe in? Adam Schein identifies nine bandwagons to hop on.
NFC West projected starters: Top-heavy Rams, Trey Lance-led(?) 49ers each have Super Bowl path
Which roster looks best in the NFL's toughest division? Is the Rams' top-heavy blueprint built for success? Can the 49ers return to the Super Bowl with a rookie at quarterback? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every team in the NFC West.
Sean McVay believes Rams' Cam Akers is an 'every-down back,' calls him 'special player'
The Rams look a whole lot different than they did a little over a year ago, and their on-the-fly transition might have a new mascot in Cam Akers.
2020 NFL rookie grades, NFC West: 49ers hit on premium picks; will Cardinals' boldness pay off?
Did the 49ers take advantage of having two first-round picks in the 2020 NFL Draft? Should the Cardinals regret taking hybrid defender Isaiah Simmons over an offensive tackle? Gennaro Filice grades the rookie class of each NFC West team.
NFL Divisional Round aftermath: Aaron Rodgers most talented QB ever? Chiefs in trouble?
Is Aaron Rodgers the most talented quarterback ever? Are the defending champion Chiefs in trouble? Could it get any better than this Championship Sunday lineup? Adam Schein tackles Divisional Round fallout in a game of fact or fiction.
RB Index: Five running backs I trust most in the Divisional Round
Having the trust of your team is extremely important at this point in the NFL season. Today, Maurice Jones-Drew lists the five running backs playing in this weekend's Divisional Round that HE trusts most.
NFC Divisional Round playoff preview: Rams at Packers
The Divisional Round kicks off with an NFC showdown between arguably the game's best defensive player Aaron Donald and the No. 6 seed Los Angeles Rams and QB Aaron Rodgers and the host No. 1 seed Green Bay Packers.
NFL Super Wild Card Weekend: Browns, Bills head winners; Frank Reich, Mike Vrabel among losers
The NFL's first ever Super Wild Card Weekend was true to its name: super and wild. Who were the biggest winners? The unequivocal losers? Adam Schein provides the answers in this edition of the Schein Nine.
Can't-Miss Play: OBJ the QB? Rams WR finds Cam Akers DEEP for 40-yard trick play
Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. throws a 40-yard completion to running back Cam Akers.
Rapoport: Cam Akers has looked 'incredible' in practice, expected to play vs. 49ers
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers has looked 'incredible' in practice, expected to play vs. San Francisco 49ers.
Brooks: Working without Cam Akers in '21 will be 'biggest challenge of Sean McVay's career'
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks says working without Los Angeles Rams RB Cam Akers in 2021 will be the "biggest challenge of Sean McVay's career."
Mike Rob, D-Hall: How Akers' injury impacts Rams' offensive prospects
NFL Network's Michael Robinson and DeAngelo Hall share how Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers' injury impacts the Rams for 2021.
Fantasy fallout after Cam Akers tears Achilles | 'NFL Fantasy Football Podcast'
Marcas Grant explains what's next for the Rams and fantasy managers after Cam Akers was lost for the season on Tuesday.
Trotter: Stafford is uniquely prepared to help Rams navigate murky RB situation
NFL Network's Marc Ross and Jim Trotter discuss the Los Angeles Rams' running back situation after RB Cam Akers' season-ending injury.
Garafolo examines Rams' RB situation after Akers' season-ending injury
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo examines Los Angeles Rams' RB situation after running back Cam Akers' season-ending injury suffering from a torn Achilles while training.
Rams RB Cam Akers suffered torn Achilles, will miss 2021 season
Los Angeles Rams RB Cam Akers suffered torn Achilles, will miss 2021 season.
MJD: Cam Akers' playoff success will lead to breakout '21 season
NFL Network's Maurice Jones-Drew breaks down why Los Angeles Rams RB Cam Akers' playoff success in 2020 will lead to a breakout season in 2021.
Top 10 fantasy breakout players for 2021
Marcas Grant counts down his top 10 breakout players for the 2021 fantasy football season. Find out which second-year quarterback he says could lead you to a fantasy championship in 2021. Plus, see which two rookies make the cut, and why a surprise running back claims the top spot on Grant's list.
MJD's Top 5 breakout RBs for 2021
NFL Network's Maurice Jones-Drew breaks down his top five breakout RBs for the 2021 season on "Good Morning Football."
'NFL Fantasy Live' crew analyze new FA pairings that will have the most fantasy value
The "NFL Fantasy Live" crew analyze new free agency pairings that will have the most fantasy value.
Every team's best play from a RB | 2020 NFL season
Relive the top moments from every team's top running back play from the 2020 NFL season.
Rams' Top 5 longest runs | 2020 season
Watch the Los Angeles Rams' Top 5 longest runs of the 2020 season, according to Next Gen Stats.
Every Rams rushing touchdown | 2020 season
Watch every Los Angeles Rams rushing touchdown during the 2020 season.
Rams vs. Packers highlights | NFC Divisional Round
Watch the game highlights from the NFC Divisional Round matchup between the Los Angeles Rams and the Green Bay Packers.
Cam Akers' best plays from 90-yard game | NFC Divisional Round
Watch the best plays from Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Divisional Round.
Cam Akers' strong stiff-arm sends Za'Darius Smith to the turf
Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers' strong stiff-arm sends Green Bay Packers linebacker Za'Darius Smith to the turf.
Rams flip it to Akers on hook-and-latter for tricky two-point pickup
The Los Angeles Rams flip it to running back Cam Akers on a hook-and-latter for a tricky two-point pickup.
Cam Akers channels freight train on bruising Wildcat TD run
Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers channels a freight train on a bruising Wildcat touchdown run.
Cynthia Frelund's player projections for Divisional Round games
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund's player projections for Divisional Round games.
McGinest, Carr give out game balls for Super Wild Card Weekend
NFL Network's Willie McGinest and David Carr give out game balls for Super Wild Card Weekend.
'GMFB' awards game balls for Super Wild Card Weekend
The "Good Morning Football" crew awards game balls for top performances of Super Wild Card Weekend.
Rams vs. Seahawks highlights | Super Wild Card Weekend
Watch the highlights from the Super Wild Card Weekend matchup between the Los Angeles Rams and the Seattle Seahawks.