Adams (back) rushed 15 times for 28 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 30-23 win over the Rams. Adams was forced to leave the contest on two separate occasions due to a back injury, and while he was able to return both times, it certainly cost him a few opportunities. The touchdown helped salvage what would have been an otherwise poor fantasy performance for the second consecutive week. Adams' recent struggles combined with Wendell Smallwood's (10 carries for 48 yards and two touchdowns) re-emergence and Darren Sproles' recent return (six touches Sunday) have the backfield situation in Philadelphia looking like a timeshare heading into Week 16's matchup with the Texans.
Adams (back) returned to Sunday's game against the Rams in the third quarter, Daniel Gallen of The Harrisburg Patriot-News reports. Adams has now left the game twice for medical evaluation, quickly stepping back in both times. He found paydirt late in the second quarter, but the injury may have cost him a chance at another touchdown, one that instead went to reserve running back Wendell Smallwood.
Adams left Sunday's game against the Rams with a back injury and is questionable to return, Eliot Shorr-Parks of Sports Radio 94 WIP Philadelphia reports. Adams was evaluated for an unspecified injury during the first half, but he was quickly cleared to return and didn't miss much time. He left again early in the third quarter, clearing the way for Wendell Smallwood to score a nine-yard touchdown shortly thereafter. Smallwood and Darren Sproles will split snaps in the backfield if Adams can't rejoin the contest.
Adams logged seven carries for 36 yards and wasn't targeted Sunday in the Eagles' 29-23 overtime loss to the Cowboys. Adams was largely victimized by Dallas dominating possession, as the Eagles logged just 48 plays to the host's 93. As a result, Philadelphia ran just 14 total times on the day, with Adams picking up half of those carries while Darren Sproles assumed most of the work on passing downs. Considering Adams earned at least 20 totes in the previous two weeks and ran effectively on his limited touches Sunday, it's fair to expect the undrafted rookie's workload to recover in Week 15 against the Rams. He'll draw a favorable matchup with a Los Angeles run defense that has ceded an NFL-worst 5.1 yards per carry for the season.
Adams (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday. Considering his increase in workload the last three games, it's no surprise Adams has been included on Eagles injury reports the last two weeks. During the aforementioned stretch, he's racked up 241 yards from scrimmage and two rushing TDs on 52 touches. Expect Adams to maintain his stranglehold on RB work ahead of Corey Clement and Darren Sproles moving forward.
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