THOUSANDS OAKS, California — Los Angeles Rams running back Cam

Akers will not play the Carolina Panthers on Sunday after missing training for the past two days

for personal reasons, coach Sean McVay said Friday.

McVay declined to explain why Akers won't be playing, saying

the Rams are "working on some other stuff with Cam." When asked

if he expected Akers to be part of the team going forward, McVay repeated,

We're working on different things right now."

After the Rams' season-opening loss to the Buffalo Bills,