Cam Akers Fantasy Week 4: Projections, Points and Stats vs. Panthers

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Cam Akers Fantasy Week 4: Projections, Points and Stats vs. Panthers

Cam Akers and the Minnesota Vikings will face the Carolina Panthers -- whose rushing defense was ranked 18th in the league last season (122.6 yards allowed per game) -- in Week 4, on Sunday at 1:00 PM ET.

For more info on Akers, if you're considering him for your daily fantasy roster, read this piece before his upcoming matchup versus the Panthers.

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Akers vs. Panthers Game Info

  • Matchup: Minnesota Vikings at Carolina Panthers
  • Game Day: October 1, 2023
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM
  • Projected Fantasy Points: 6.11
  • Projected Rushing Yards: 38.34
  • Projected Rushing TDs: 0.28
  • Projected Receiving Yards: 4.59
  • Projected Receiving TDs: 0.04

Projections provided by numberFire

Akers 2022 Fantasy Performance

  • In 2022, Akers picked up 128.3 fantasy points (8.6 per game) -- 30th at his position, 84th in the NFL.
  • In his one game this year, Akers picked up 8.9 fantasy points. He rushed for 29 yards on 22 carries, with one touchdown.
  • Akers accumulated 32.7 fantasy points -- 23 carries, 118 yards, 3 TDs; 2 receptions, 29 yards -- in Week 16 versus the Denver Broncos, which was his best game last season.
  • Akers accumulated 18.0 fantasy points in Week 13 against the Seattle Seahawks (17 carries, 60 yards, 2 TDs) in his second-best game last season.
  • In his second-worst fantasy performance of the season, Akers picked up 0.3 points (5 carries, 3 yards) in Week 9 versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Panthers Defensive Performance

  • Carolina surrendered more than 300 passing yards to three QBs last year.
  • 14 players have thrown for at least one touchdown in a game against the Panthers last year.
  • Through the air last season, Carolina allowed two or more passing touchdowns to seven opposing QBs.
  • Last year, the Panthers allowed four players to throw for at least three TDs in a game.
  • Through the air, Carolina allowed over 100 receiving yards to six players last season.
  • In terms of pass defense, the Panthers gave up a touchdown reception to 21 players last season.
  • Carolina allowed at least two receiving touchdowns through the air to two players last season.
  • Looking at run D, the Panthers allowed more than 100 rushing yards to four players last season.
  • In terms of run defense, Carolina gave up at least one rushing touchdown to 14 players last season.
  • One player rushed for multiple scores in a game against the Panthers last year.

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