WATCH: Los Angeles Rams reveal fresh throwback jerseys for 2021 season

The Los Angeles Rams are bringing back some classic, throwback threads for one of their alternate jerseys this upcoming NFL season.

In an epic video posted to the team’s official YouTube channel, Rams running back Cam Akers has a locker room encounter with legendary ball-carrier Eric Dickerson, as he tosses him the new-but-vintage LA jerseys:

What a great way to ring in a new era of Rams football, by paying homage to the past while also acknowledging that the future is bright for the franchise.

The iconic Dickerson goggles were a nice touch, by the way.

Last season, Los Angeles had the No. 1 defense in the NFL. Although the Rams lost key contributors to that cause, such as coordinator Brandon Staley, and defensive backs John Johnson III and Troy Hill, they still have a lockdown corner in Jalen Ramsey and three-time Defensive Player of the Year Aaron Donald up front.

What should really help LA improve in 2021 is its offense taking a huge step forward. Head coach Sean McVay is already one of the brightest minds on that side of the ball in pro football, but the upgrade from Jared Goff to Matthew Stafford at quarterback is bound to be a raging success.

Despite playing in the NFL’s best division, the NFC West, Stafford gives the Rams the top-tier QB play they’ve been lacking in recent years with Goff under center.

But that’s not to dismiss the impact LA’s rushing attack can make. Despite being part of a backfield committee as a rookie, Akers made the most of his chances.

Akers was the catalyst for the Rams’ 30-20 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Wild Card Weekend, rushing for 131 yards and a touchdown to go with two receptions for 45 yards. He followed that up with 90 yards on the ground against the Green Bay Packers in the Divisional Round.

With a far better passing game to complement him and a full year of McVay’s system under his belt, Akers is destined for a true Year 2 breakout. Fans are probably in for a treat to see him play this year, especially when he’s running for touchdowns wearing that vintage swag.

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