News | Minnesota Vikings – vikings.com
EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Wednesday announced a trade agreement to acquire running back Cam Akers from the Rams.
The deal is pending Akers passing a physical exam.
Akers has started 15 of 30 regular-season games played for the Rams, totaling 1,443 yards and 10 touchdowns on 360 carries.
He’s added 27 receptions for 250 yards and a touchdown in those contests.
Akers started in Week 1, totaling 29 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries. He was inactive last week.
A 2020 second-round pick out of Florida State, Akers played his first two pro seasons with Vikings Head Coach Kevin O’Connell as his offensive coordinator.
Akers missed all but one game of the 2021 regular season, but he returned in time to help the Rams win Super Bowl LVI as Los Angeles relied on a rotation at the position.
He started the final three games of that title run and totaled 172 yards on 67 carries and 76 yards on eight receptions that postseason.
Big left arrow icon Big right arrow icon Close icon Copy Url Three dots icon Down arrow icon Email icon Email icon Exit Fullscreen icon External link icon Facebook logo Football icon Facebook logo Instagram logo Snapchat logo YouTube logo TikTok logo Spotify logo LinkedIn logo Grid icon Key icon Left arrow icon Link icon Location icon Mail icon Menu icon Open icon Phone icon Play icon Radio icon Rewind icon Right arrow icon Search icon Select icon Selected icon TV icon Up arrow icon User icon Audio icon Add to calendar iconNFC icon AFC icon NFL icon Carousel IconList ViewWebsite InstagramTwitterFacebookSnapchatShop IconProfile Overlay AvatarAddAirplayArrow LeftArrow RightArrow UpArrow DownAudioBack 5sBack 10sBack 30sCalendarChartCheckDownLeftRightUpChromecast OffChromecast OnCloseClosed CaptionsBench OffBench OnBroad OffBroad OnVertical OffVertical OnCommentDockDoneDownloadDraftFantasyFilterForward 5sForward 10sForward 30sFull Screen OffFull Screen OnGamepassGamesInsightsKeyLeaveLiveCombineDraftFantasyMenu GamesMenu NetworkMenu NewsMenu PlayoffsMenu Pro BowlMenu ShopMenu StandingsMenu StatsMenu Super BowlMenu TeamsMenu TicketsMenuMore HorizontalMore VerticalMy LocationNetworkNewsPauseplayMultiple PlayersSingle PlayerPlaylistPlayoffsPro BowlPurgeRefreshRemoveSearchSettingsShare AndroidShare Copy URLShare EmailShare FacebookShare InstagramShare iOSShare SnapchatShare TwitterSkip NextSkip PreviousStandingsStarStatsSwapTeamsTicketsVideoVisibility OffVisibility OnVolume HiVolume LowVolume MediumVolume MuteWarningWebsite Caret downCaret upAtNewsPlayAudioGalleryPromo Chevron right