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Cam Akers returns to field in second quarter in Championship game

Rams RB goes down with shoulder injury in Championship game, but returns

Matthew Stafford #9 of the Los Angeles Rams hands the ball off to teammate Cam Akers #23in the fourth quarter of the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Divisional Playoff game at Raymond James Stadium on January 23, 2022 in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Update: Akers is back in the game in the second quarter with score tied 7-7.

The Los Angeles Rams are already without tight end Tyler Higbee and now may be without their starting running back Cam Akers. Akers has gone into the locker room with a shoulder injury. Sony Michel has taken over as the lead back for now.