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Tagged: Todd Gurley (86 Results)

Jun
4

Rams likely to lessen Gurley workload

The Los Angeles Rams are reportedly planning to lighten the workload of 24-year-old running back TODD GURLEY heading into the 2019 season. Gurley has been held out of on-field team practicesMore during the offseason, and the star back is also planning to shed a few pounds and play at a lower weight. While Gurley will likely continue to play a major role, his days as a pure bell-cow back could be over. Less

Source: NFL.com

Apr
19

Gurley feeling good, taking things day-by-day

Fantasy owners hoping to gain some clarity about Los Angeles Rams running back TODD GURLEY and his much-talked-about knee are likely to be disappointed. Gurley met with reporters this week andMore his knee was the obvious topic of conversation. Gurley said that his knee is “feeling good”, adding that he has just been taking things day by day. Less

Source: Team Website

Apr
15

Gurley to remain a focal point of Rams offense

Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay said that star running back TODD GURLEY is feeling good and that he will remain a focal point of the team’s offense. A kneeMore issue that stretched into the playoffs and offseason has left questions about Gurley’s health and usage heading into the 2019 season. If fantasy owners are to believe McVay, Gurley can remain near the top of draft boards for the upcoming season. Less

Source: NFL.com

Mar
25

Rams match offer sheet for RB Brown

The Los Angeles Rams matched backup running back MALCOLM BROWN’s offer sheet from the Detroit Lions, meaning he will remain with the Rams through the 2020 season. Brown suffered a season-endingMore clavicle injury in Week 13 last season, but he had been productive prior to the injury. Brown is expected to be the main backup for starter TODD GURLEY. Less

Source: Team Website

Mar
4

Gurley dealing with arthritis in knee

Los Angeles Rams running back TODD GURLEY has been diagnosed with arthritis in his knee, which could help explain his limited usage in the playoffs. While the extent of his arthritisMore is not fully known, it’s very likely that his workload will need to be minimized or at least managed moving forward. Less

Source: San Diego Union-Tribune

Around the NFL: Is Gurley still elite?

It’s looking more and more likely that we’ve already seen the best of Todd Gurley. It’s tough staying on top at the running back position.  more »

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Feb
21

Anderson says Gurley’s knee issue was worse than initially thought

Los Angeles Rams running back C.J. ANDERSON said in an interview this week that fellow running back TODD GURLEY was battling a knee injury that was worse than initially thought. Gurley’sMore limited usage in the playoffs was a topic of much discussion. Fantasy owners may never know the full story, adding intrigue into Gurley’s draft status heading into the 2019 season. Less

Source: USA Today

Feb
7

Gurley’s touches due to rhythm

Los Angels Rams head coach Sean McVay said this week that TODD GURLEY’s limited usage in the Super Bowl was due to the rhythm of the game. Gurley was expected toMore play a major role in the game but was limited to just 10 carries for 35 yards. While the New England defense deserves some credit, Gurley’s late-season usage is somewhat concerning and remains a bit of a mystery. Less

Source: NFL.com

Feb
4

Goff, Gurley struggle as Rams lose Super Bowl

Los Angeles Rams quarterback JARED GOFF struggled against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII, completing just 19 passes for 229 yards and a costly interception. The Rams most potentMore offensive weapon, running back TODD GURLEY, was also limited in the game. Gurley had just 10 rushes for 35 yards in the loss. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times

Factoid: C.J. Anderson

The Patriots are favored today, but not by a lot -- a Rams upset is certainly possible. Perhaps the key will be a guy who wasn't even on the roster two months ago, No. 2 running back C.J. Anderson.   more »

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Podcast: January 31 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Aaron Bland and Justin Eleff discuss Adam Gase, Lane Kiffin, the season-long importance of the waiver wire, Jimmy Garoppolo's outlook for 2019 ... and this game the Patriots and Rams will be playing on Sunday. Sponsored by DraftKings.  more »

Jan
30

Gurley to be busy in Super Bowl

Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay says that star running back TODD GURLEY will be a big part of Super Bowl LIII. After minimal usage in the NFC Championship Game,More McVay took the blame for not getting Gurley more involved. Gurley added that his play in the game was “sorry”. Gurley’s best opportunities might come in the passing attack, against a Patriots defense that has struggled at times to cover backs. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jan
22

Gurley not injured, just didn’t play well

The Los Angeles Rams advanced to the Super Bowl with C.J. ANDERSON leading the way in the backfield instead of star running back TODD GURLEY. Gurley said he wasn’t injured, addingMore that his play was “sorry”. Head coach Sean McVay added that Anderson led the way due to the “flow of the game”. Gurley is looking forward to playing in the Super Bowl. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times

Factoid: New Orleans versus the run

The Saints had the league's 2nd-ranked run defense during the season, allowing only 80 yards per game. The Rams had the league's 3rd-ranked rushing offense; it averaged 139 yards, and had 4 more TDs on the ground (23) than anyone but the Saints, who had 26. Something has to give.   more »

Jan
18

Anderson the freshest RB in the NFL

Los Angeles running back C.J. ANDERSON said that he is the “freshest running back in the league”, the result of sitting much of the season before signing with the Rams. AndersonMore has carried the ball just 90 times in the 2018 season, while fellow running backs like TODD GURLEY (272) and ALVIN KAMARA (210) have had a much higher workload. Less

Source: NFL.com

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