The Indianapolis Colts are set to host the Los Angeles Rams in Week 2 of the common season, however they received’t need to recreation plan for second-year operating again Cam Akers, who suffered a torn Achilles on Monday.
There have been excessive hopes that Akers would get pleasure from a breakout season because the lead again in Sean McVay’s offense. His manufacturing down the stretch of his rookie season confirmed true promise and lots of hoped he may very well be one thing near what Todd Gurley was in that system.
The Colts have loads of expertise with the torn Achilles. Operating again Marlon Mack suffered the injury simply two quarters into the common season in the course of the Week 1 opener in 2020. He re-signed with the crew this offseason however is probably going taking a look at reserve duties.
The Colts additionally signed veteran left sort out Eric Fisher to a one-year deal despite the torn Achilles he suffered in January in the course of the AFC Championship recreation. Then the Colts used their second-round choose on defensive lineman Dayo Oedeyingbo, who suffered a torn Achilles across the identical time as Fisher.
With Akers out for the season, the Colts will now put together for a backfield doubtless consisting of Darrell Henderson, Xavier Jones and Jake Funk.