For example, if the touch share develops into more of a 50-50 split, Akers' efficiency improves and he becomes more involved in the pass game, then he's certainly worth rostering and perhaps starting in a flex spot or even RB2 role. Don't be surprised if it's close to a three-way timeshare next week against San Francisco. Playing in the Rams' timeshare, the rookie out of Florida State had a quiet NFL debut but appeared to be the Rams' lead back against the Eagles. Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers will miss the remainder of Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles with a rib injury, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. He’s been unquestionably the best running back on the Rams side of the ball tonight. But this season’s two-touchdown performance in Week 1 is much different because a) Todd Gurley is no longer on the team b) Brown was used heavily as a pass-catcher.
8:44 pm ET. Malcolm Brown dominated the snaps out of the backfield, playing 60 percent of the Rams' snaps compared to 33 percent for Akers and 7 percent for Henderson. Cam Newton expected to be back at Patriots practice on Thursday (ESPN), Kareem Hunt says Browns have Garrett’s back in his first game vs. Steelers since he hit Mason Rudolph with a helmet, NFL announces it will 'reimagine' the 2021 Pro Bowl, will have next year's Pro Bowl in Las Vegas, Saints fined their star WR for ‘conduct detrimental to the club’ after reported fight in practice (PFT). Expect Brown to be one of the hottest fantasy football free agents this week, though, after gaining 110 yards from scrimmage and scoring two touchdowns on 21 touches in the Rams' 20-17 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday evening. He was the go-to back in goal-line situations, so scoring opportunities should be there to create more fantasy-point opportunities even if he doesn't go off for 100 yards every game.
section: | slug: 2020-outlook-malcolm-brown | sport: football | route: article_single_fantasy | Malcolm Brown Fantasy Football Outlook (2020) By Mike Tagliere (FantasyPros), Saturday, Aug 15th. As noted before, he's the clear goal-line back and perhaps the go-to option in the passing game as well with his four targets to Akers' one. Brown ultimately won the touch battle 21-15, gaining 5.24 yards per touch to Akers' 2.87 yards. And Andy Holloway of the Fantasy Footballers podcast tweeted how well Brown performed and what can be expected on waiver wires shortly: Make no mistake, Malcolm Brown didn’t just receive the most snaps.
However, he's likely to remain involved, which will probably make the Los Angeles backfield all the more difficult to project for fantasy managers for the foreseeable future. Malcolm Brown Fantasy Football Outlook (2020) By Mike Tagliere (FantasyPros), Saturday, Aug 15th. Malcolm Brown: 61% snaps, 18-79-2 rushing, 3-31-0 receiving Going to be one of the bigger waiver targets this week if you didn’t already grab him at the back of drafts. It took him 13 more games to rack up his next two touchdowns. For now, however, consider Brown an RB2 for Week 2 at the Philadelphia Eagles, with Akers occupying a spot on the bench. With Cam Akers entering the fold this week, it is difficult to project Brown anything more than an RB3 against Washington. Brown may get some goal-line work, but he's not going to be anything you can rely on for fantasy. There are plenty of other backs with more upside. Malcolm Brown Fantasy Football Outlook. 4for4 Fantasy Football. View expert consensus rankings for Malcolm Brown (Los Angeles Rams), read the latest news and get detailed fantasy football statistics. ➤ 79 rush yards (+6 RYOE), 50% Over Expected Add that both Henderson and Akers were priority selections for the Rams in the past two drafts, and Brown's outlook is all the more discouraging. After pacing the Rams backfield Week 4, Brown's production fell short of both Darrell Henderson and Cam Akers on Sunday. After pacing the Rams backfield in Week 4, Brown… Malcolm Brown fantasy outlook. All Rights Reserved. Check his up-to-date performance, injury updates, fantasy ADP, value, fantasy outlook, news, stats, rankings, and more. Copyright © Intense Industries, LLC. It's worth keeping Akers to see if these trends change in his favor. Get an All Access Pass Today 10:48 am ET, Rams' Malcolm Brown: Takes lead in backfield Sunday, Rams' Malcolm Brown: Cedes most work to Henderson, Rams' Malcolm Brown: Ready for split with Henderson, Rams' Malcolm Brown: Upgrades to full practice Thursday, Rams' Malcolm Brown: Not practicing Wednesday, Rams' Malcolm Brown: Undergoes surgery for broken finger. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: fantasynews | arena: nfl | pageType: stories | © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. 6-keys: media/fantasynews/nfl/reg/free/stories. Henderson was a 2019 third-round pick who may wind up getting most of the third-down work for now. I agree that CBS Sports can send me the "Fantasy Football Today Newsletter" newsletter. 2020 Fantasy Outlook. Sign up now. Brown rushed eight times for 30 yards during Sunday's 30-10 win over Washington. It was a strange game for the Rams backfield, as Brown out-touched Darrell Henderson for the first time since Week 1 when Brown had seemingly lost his starting job. Or give us a try for the rest of the 2014 season, including the playoffs, for only $9. Second, Brown had 21 touches despite sharing the workload in a three-man backfield. Los Angeles Rams running back Malcolm Brown is on just 25 percent of fantasy football rosters in Yahoo leagues as of midnight ET Monday. Anyone calling him a league winner is foolish, but I think he can hold the job for awhile and provide some value in the short term especially in deeper leagues. The latest news on Malcolm Brown. #DALvsLAR | #RamsHouse https://t.co/i32zz73V8K. His lone reception went for a loss of six yards.
Darrell Henderson: 6%, 3-6-0 rushing. He had 13 yards on three carries before exiting. section: | slug: rams-malcolm-brown-takes-backseat-in-win | sport: football | route: article_single_fantasy | It's not worth giving up on him after just one game, although better starting options can be found for Week 2. ➤ 39 rush yards (-23 RYOE), 7% Over Expected