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Todd Gurley

Los Angeles Rams (LAR)

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Player Information

Full Name

Todd Gurley
Jersey #30

Position & Status

RB1, Healthy

Current Team: LAR

Rams Profile

Upcoming Game

Week #7 Sunday Vs. SF

Player Details

NFL Experience:

4 Years

Current Height & Weight

6'1", 222 Lbs.

College / University

Georgia

College Draft Year

2015, Round #1, Pick #10

Current Fantasy Points

186 Points

$9,800 Points: 31 Avg / Game
DraftKings Salary & FPPG
FPPG
31 / Game DraftKings Points: 186
6 Games Played
$10,200 Points: 27.6 Avg / Game
FanDuel Salary & FPPG
FPPG
27.6 / Game FanDuel Points: 166
6 Games Played

Offensive & Defensive Snaps

Offensive Snaps Played

349 Snaps

Defensive Snaps Played

0 Snaps

Special Team Snaps Played

0 Snaps

Offensive Team Snaps Played

407 Snaps

Defensive Team Snaps Played

361 Snaps

Special Team's Team Snaps

129 Snaps

Rushing Statistics

Rushing Attempts

129 Attempts

Rushing Yards

623 Yards

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

5 Yards

Rushing Touchdowns

9 Yards

Rushing Long

29 Yards

Two Point Conversion Stats

Two Point Conversion Passes

0 Passes

Two Point Conversion Runs

2 Runs

Two Point Conversion Receptions

0 Receptions

Touchdown Statistics

Total Touchdowns

11 Total Touchdowns

Offensive Touchdowns

11 Touchdowns

Defensive Touchdowns

0 Touchdowns

TSpecial Team Touchdowns

0 Touchdowns

Receiving Statistics

Receiving Targets

30

Receptions

21

Receiving Yards

247.00 Yards

Receiving Yards Per Reception

11.80 Yards

Receiving Touchdowns

2 Touchdowns

Receiving Long

56

Fumbles

1

Fumbles Lost

1

Tackle & Hit Statistics

Solo Tackles

1 Tackles

Assisted Tackles

0 Assisted Tackles

Tackles For Losses

0 Tackles for Loss

Total Sacks

0 Sacks

Sack Yards

0.00 Yards

Quarterback Hits

0 QB Hits

Passes Defended

0

Fumbles Forced

0

Fumbles Recovered

0 Fumble Recoveries

Fumble Return Yards

0.00 Yards

Fumble Return Touchdowns

0 Touchdowns

Interceptions

0 Interceptions

Interception Return Yards

0 Yards

Interception Return Touchdowns

0 Touchdowns

Blocked Kicks

0 Blocked Kicks

Special Team Solo Tackles

0 Tackles

Special Team Assisted Tackles

0 Assisted Tackles

Misc. Solo Tackles

0 Solo Tackles

Misc. Assisted Tackles

0 Tackles

Recent Player Scoring

Date Opponent Points Snap % Salary $ Per Point
10-07 Seahawks 33.3 100 $9,400 282.3
09-27 Vikings 25.6 96.4 $8,600 335.9
09-23 Chargers 28.6 83.1 $9,600 335.7
09-16 Cardinals 32.3 68.1 $9,200 284.8
09-10 Raiders 26.7 93.7 $9,600 359.6

Recent Player News

57 minutes ago: Todd Gurley Continues to Dominate
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley has been basically unstoppable this season, and the Broncos had no answer for him in Week 6. Gurley rushed 28 times for 208 yards and two touchdowns on Sunday. Gurley set a new career high in rushing yards against a Broncos defense that got destroyed by Isaiah Crowell the week prior. Gurley has scored 11 touchdowns and is showing no signs of slowing down. He should continue to dominate against the 49ers in Week 7.

1 day ago: Todd Gurley Continues Excellent Season In Week 6
As Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff struggled, they needed their All-Pro running back Todd Gurley to pick up the slack. He answered the call with 28 carries for 208 yards and two touchdowns. He also had two catches for 17 yards on five targets. Gurley continues to be arguably the best running back in football this season, and that will ring true moving forward. Gurley is a true set it and forget it player.

4 days ago: Todd Gurley is Elite RB1 in Week 6
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley has scored nine touchdowns for the Rams this season and is showing no signs of slowing down. Gurley was able to score three touchdowns on the ground last week. He's been basically unstoppable and should have an excellent game against the Broncos in Week 6. Denver has allowed a running back to score in each of the last four games. Gurley should run wild all over Denver in this one.

8 days ago: Todd Gurley Scores Three TDs in Week 5
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley had a fantastic week in terms of fantasy against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Gurley rushed 22 times for 77 yards and three touchdowns in the 33-31 victory over the Rams. He only averaged 3.5 yards per carry, but that doesn't really matter when you score three touchdowns. Obviously Gurley is going to remain an elite RB1 in just about every week. The Rams could lean more on Gurley next week if Brandin Cooks (concussion) and Cooper Kupp (concussion) are unable to play against Denver.

11 days ago: Todd Gurley Should Run Wild in Week 5
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley has scored in each game while posting at least 147 yards on three occasions, according to Yahoo. He'll head into a matchup against the Seahawks that have allowed 100 yards to three RBs this season. It's hard to imagine Seattle having much success trying to stop Gurley. He's going to be an elite RB1 and should be owned in all DFS lineups.

17 days ago: Todd Gurley Performs As Expected on Thursday
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley was not expected to do much on the ground against a Vikings defense that held every other back to under 60 yards heading into Thursday. Gurley rushed 17 times for 83 yards and caught four passes for 73 yards and one touchdown. Even the best defenses in the league are unable to contain Gurley. He should continue to find room to run against Seattle next week.

18 days ago: Todd Gurley Has Tough Challenge on Thursday
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley has a tough challenge ahead of him in his Week 4 matchup against the Vikings. Gurley has posted at least 105 rushing yards or more in two of the three games this season. However, he's facing a Vikings defense that has yet to allow 60 yards to a running back this season. Fantasy owners shouldn't avoid Gurley, but he might not play as well as he's projected. Many DFS players may want to use another back this week.

22 days ago: Todd Gurley Continues Strong Season
After an inefficient but high-scoring Week 2, Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley had an excellent Week 3. He finished with 105 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries on the ground, while he added five catches for 51 yards. Gurley remains an elite option in all formats, and he is proving to be matchup-proof. His big-play ability combined with his natural talent makes him a threat to be the No. 1 running back on a weekly basis. Gurley got it done in the running and passing game this week, and he will maintain that ability for the rest of the season.

25 days ago: Todd Gurley Should be Heavily Involved in Week 3
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley has seen at least 19-20 carries during each of the first two weeks. Much like last season, the Rams lean heavily on Gurley and the ability to run the ball. Gurley should continue to see the ball in Week 3 against a Chargers defense that does not defend the run game too well. Plus the Chargers are without pass rusher Joey Bosa, so that does not help their situation. Gurley should play as projected or better in Week 3.

29 days ago: Todd Gurley Leaves With Cramps Sunday
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley left the game in Week 2 against the Cardinals with some cramping and didn't return in a 34-0 blowout win. He had just 73 total yards on the day and wasn't very effective on the ground (2.2 yards per carry), but he saved his fantasy owners with three touchdowns and two two-point conversions before he left. Gurley had 19 carries for 42 yards and all three scores on the ground, also catching three passes for 31 yards. He should be fine to play in Week 3, but keep an eye on his practice participation leading up to the game. Gurley is a no-doubt RB1 every week if he's playing.

1 month ago: Todd Gurley Embracing Fantasy Football Side Of Life
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley has been the consensus top pick on nearly every fantasy site. His dual-threat ability was put on full display last season, and he should be even better with another year in head coach Sean McVay's offense. Against the Oakland Raiders, he has an extremely high ceiling and he should reward owners handsomely for spending their top picks on him.

1 month ago: Todd Gurley Should Play Well Against Oakland
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley will take on the below-average Oakland Raiders defense in Week 1. The Raiders run defense was decent last season, they gave up the 15th most fantasy points, according to Yahoo. Gurley is an elite running back and someone that should start in every fantasy league. This might not be a three touchdown game for Gurley, but he should play as projected against Oakland.

1 month ago: Todd Gurley, Jared Goff Are Strong Week 1 Plays
The Oakland Raiders traded edge rusher Khalil Mack over the weekend. Mack finished sixth via Pro Football Focus last season, including fourth against the run. His absence in their Week 1 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams makes quarterback Jared Goff and running back Todd Gurley move even higher up on the totem pole. The Raiders defense has struggled in recent years, and they are in for a tough test this week. Gurley is a consensus top-five play this week, while Goff could be a top-10 quarterback this week.

2 months ago: Todd Gurley Won't Play on Saturday
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley will not play in the third preseason game against the Houston Texans on Saturday. It's pretty unusual for a team not to play their starters for at least a series or two during the preseason. There is a good chance that we won't see Gurley and quarterback Jared Goff together until Week 1 of the regular season. John Kelly and Malcolm Brown should see a bulk of snaps at running back on Saturday. Kelly has been very impressive through two games and could earn himself the backup job behind Gurley if he continues to succeed. However, Gurley is likely the only running back in the Rams organization worth rostering in fantasy leagues.

2 months ago: Todd Gurley Sitting Out Remainder Of Preseason
Los Angeles Rams' running back Todd Gurley will be sitting out the remainder of the preseason. While he may experience some rust at the start of the season, he will be healthy in Week One. With so many players dealing with injuries from preseason action, fantasy and non-fantasy fans will be happy to not see him on the injury report. Gurley was already at or near the top of most fantasy boards. A clean bill of health could push him up one or two spots.

2 months ago: Todd Gurley And Jared Goff Could Start Slow
If you're hoping for Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley and quarterback Jared Goff to carry your fantasy team at the start of the season, you might have to have a backup plan. Head coach Sean McVay hinted that neither of the two may play in the preseason. Presumably, this is to prevent them from sustaining any unnecessary hits or injuries. While this is certainly a smart choice, as evidenced by the various key players across the league set to miss time from preseason injuries, there will be some rust when the season starts. Players like Le'Veon Bell have shown that not playing in the preseason could bring rust at the start of the year. While the two will still be good or great as the season progresses, they could be in for slow starts, depending on how much the rust affects them.

3 months ago: Todd Gurley Finalizing Four-Year Extension
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley is finalizing a four-year extension worth $60 million on Tuesday. The deal includes $45 million in guarantees and will tie him to LA for the next six seasons. Gurley was a fantasy MVP last year in head coach Sean McVay's offense. With LA's offense only improving and quarterback Jared Goff looking better, the needle is only pointing up for the young running back. He's a candidate to be taken first overall in fantasy drafts.

6 months ago: Rams Pick Up Options On Todd Gurley, Marcus Peters
The Los Angeles Rams picked up the fifth-year options on running back Todd Gurley and cornerback Marcus Peters on Tuesday, according to sources. In head coach Sean McVay's offense in 2017, Gurley excelled, setting career highs in carries (279), yards (1,305), rushing scores (13), receptions (64), receiving yards (788) and receiving touchdowns (six). He will once again be the focal point of a rising offense and is worth a high first-round selection in drafts. Peters was acquired in a trade with KC this offseason and will immediately upgrade the team's secondary as one of the best young cornerbacks in the game.

9 months ago: Todd Gurley Rushes Over 100 Yards
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley has been seemingly unstoppable all season long, and that continued in Saturday's contest against the Falcons. He rushed 14 times for 101 yards and caught four passes for 10 yards through the air. He probably should've seen 7-8 more carries, but special teams turnovers hurt the Rams offense. Gurley finished the season with 1,305 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns. He collected 19 total touchdowns and put himself in MVP discussion. Gurley's incredible season has made him a top-three fantasy pick next season.

9 months ago: Todd Gurley Should Destroy Falcons
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley should be in for a solid performance against the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday. Gurley was able to win some fantasy owners championships, and might even be able to win himself an MVP award. He finished the season with 1305 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns. He scored 19 total TDs on the season, and should be in the discussion for MVP. Gurley needs to be owned in leagues this weekend, because opponents can't figure out how to stop him.

10 months ago: Todd Gurley, Jared Goff Won't Play In Week 17
Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay confirmed that running back Todd Gurley and quarterback Jared Goff will not play in Week 17 against the 49ers. With the Rams facing a meaningless Week 17 contest, they'll elect to rest some of their starters ahead of the playoffs. If you own Gurley or Goff and are playing for something in Week 17, you'll have to look for alternatives. Malcolm Brown may have lead-back duties in this one with Gurley out, while Sean Mannion should receive the start under center. The absence of Goff at quarterback will be bad news for the fantasy values of receivers Robert Woods, Cooper Kupp and Sammy Watkins, too.

10 months ago: Todd Gurley Plays Incredible Against Titans
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley had an outstanding performance in the 27-23 victory over the Tennessee Titans in Week 16. Gurley rushed 22 times for 118 yards and zero touchdowns. He caught 10 of 13 targets through the air for 158 yards and two touchdowns. Gurley has 19 touchdowns on the season and six in the last two games. In Week 16, Gurley became the first player since Herschel Walker in 1985 to go over 100 yards rushing and 150 yards receiving in the same game. He'll likely see limited touches against the 49ers in Week 17, but that doesn't mean he won't be useful.

10 months ago: Todd Gurley Looks to Continue MVP Pace in Week 16
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley exploded for four touchdowns against the Seattle Seahawks last week. He now has 1,187 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns this season. He's put himself on the MVP radar with this incredible bounce-back season. Gurley leads the league with 17 touchdown this season. It doesn't matter who he faces, expect Gurley to dominate no matter what. The Titans have a solid run defense, but Gurley will find a way to be successful and remains in the RB1 conversation.

10 months ago: Todd Gurley Scores Four TDs Against Seattle
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley put together a phenomenal performance in the Week 15 victory over the Seattle Seahawks. He rushed 21 times for 152 yards and three touchdowns on the ground. He caught three passes for 28 yards and scored a fourth touchdown through the air. All three of Gurley's rushing touchdowns came in the first half of the game. He now has 1,187 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns on the season. He's on the MVP radar and is an elite option against the Titans in Week 16.

10 months ago: Todd Gurley Heads into Tough Matchup
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley has been one of the most consistent fantasy players all season long. His only "bad" game came against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 5. He rushed 14 times for 43 yards and zero touchdowns in that game. Gurley will get a chance to redeem himself, but it's unlikely to happen. The Seahawks rank top three in fewest point allowed to opposing backs this season, according to Yahoo Sports. The Rams are going to feed Gurley the ball but it's unlikely he gets much going on the ground in Week 15.

10 months ago: Rams May Look To Give More Carries To Todd Gurley
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley averaged 7.4 yards per carry in the Week 14 loss to the Eagles, but he ran the ball just 13 times compared to 26 pass attempts for quarterback Jared Goff. Head coach Sean McVay understands that he needs to remain more balanced as a play caller. "I look at it myself and say, ‘You've got to make sure that you're cognizant of giving the runs a chance and trying to stay balanced,'" McVay said. "And that's something that I haven't done. You can't keep standing up here and saying the same things; you've just got to get it fixed. That's something that I've got to be mindful of." Gurley's 16 touches against the Eagles were tied for his season low, and they are 2-4 when Gurley gets 20 or fewer touches and 7-0 when he goes over 20 touches. Gurley still managed to make his fantasy owners happy with fewer touches. Expect the Rams to get him back over 20 touches in a tough divisional game against the Seahawks this weekend, where Gurley will be squarely in the RB1 mix yet again.

10 months ago: Todd Gurley Scores 2 TDs in Loss
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley ran wild against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 14. He rushed 13 times for 96 yards and two touchdowns. He added three receptions for 39 yards through the air. He piled up 32 yards and a score on the opening drive. He now has 10 rushing touchdowns on the season, and almost every team has been unable to stop him. The only team that did stop him was Seattle in Week 5. They kept Gurley to just 43 yards, and will face him again in Week 15.

10 months ago: Todd Gurley Has Tough Matchup
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley has been an elite RB1 all season long, and one of the best backs this year. He'll go up against a Philadelphia Eagles defense that has given up the 2nd fewest points to running backs this season, according to Yahoo Sports. Gurley has just one dud this season and it came against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 5. The Rams love getting Gurley involved in both the pass and run game, but likely won't be much room against Philly. Gurley should be a low-end RB1 and at worst a RB2 in Week 14.

11 months ago: Todd Gurley Active in Victory Over Cardinals
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley was active in Sunday's 32-16 win over the Arizona Cardinals. He rushed 19 times for 74 yards but failed to find the end zone. He also caught six of seven targets for 84 yards through the air. Gurley did everything besides score a touchdown in Week 13. It was the ninth time Gurley has gone over 100 yards from scrimmage this season. He'll remain an elite option each and every week until further notice.

11 months ago: Todd Gurley Remains RB1 in Week 13
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley has been fantastic this season and is having a great bounce-back year. He's been a weapon in both the running game and through the air. He rushed for 74 yards on 11 attempts last week against the Saints and had 54 yards through the air as well. The Arizona Cardinals defense has been reliable at stopping the run game, but Gurley loves a challenge. The Rams will find a way to get Gurley involved, which means he's an elite RB1 against Arizona.

11 months ago: Todd Gurley Continues to Succeed
Los Angles Rams running back Todd Gurley is seemingly unstoppable and put together a solid afternoon in the 26-20 victory over the New Orleans Saints. He rushed 17 times for 74 yards and caught four passes for 54 yards. Gurley failed to find the end zone but still put together another solid game. Gurley has been fantastic this season with just one bad game all year. He'll continue to be an elite RB1 against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 13.

11 months ago: Todd Gurley Looks to Explode in Week 12
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley was stopped on the ground last week against Minnesota, but is ready for a bounce back game. He rushed 15 times for 37 yards and one touchdown in the 24-7 loss to the Vikings last week. The Rams may look to get Gurley more involved in the passing game without receiver Robert Woods. Regardless Gurley will continue to be a huge part of the offense and as always an elite RB1 on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

11 months ago: Todd Gurley Gets TD in Loss to Vikings
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley didn't have much running room in the 24-7 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in Week 11. He rushed 15 times for 37 yards and one touchdown in Sunday's defeat. He added three receptions for 19 yards on four targets. Gurley scored the touchdown on the opening drive, and basically never saw the red zone again. He was still able to put together a decent fantasy day despite little running room. He'll head into another tough game against the Saints in Week 12.

11 months ago: Todd Gurley Has Tough Matchup in Week 11
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley is heading into a matchup against a Minnesota Vikings defense that is third in run defense, according to Yahoo Sports. According to Yahoo fantasy, the Vikings have allowed the second fewest amount of points to running backs this season. Last week Gurley rushed 11 times for 68 yards and failed to find the end zone. He did manage to haul in six of seven targets for 68 yards, and salvage his fantasy day through the air. Gurley is an elite RB1, but might have to get the damage done through the air again to have success against a tough Vikes defense.

11 months ago: Todd Gurley Impressive in Victory
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley continues to find ways to get involved each and every week. He finished with just 11 rushing attempts for 68 yards and failed to find the end zone in the 33-7 victory over the Houston Texans. Gurley was able to help through the air attack, hauling in six receptions for 68 yards. It's hard to complain when Gurley finishes with 136 yards in a game. Regardless of the matchup Gurley will continue to be an elite RB1 each and every week.

11 months ago: Todd Gurley Scores Two TDs in Week 9
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley put up great fantasy stats in Week 9 against the Giants but wasn't too sharp on the ground. He rushed 16 times for 59 yards and two touchdowns. Both the TDs were on the goal-line, and was kept from making an huge breakaway runs. Gurley also caught 2-of-3 passes for 45 yards and was tackled at the one yard line. Malcolm Brown came in as relief for Gurley in the fourth quarter after the game was well out of hand. Gurley continues to be a workhorse for the Rams, and finds ways to get the job done on a weekly basis. Gurley should continue to put up strong numbers against the Texans in Week 10.

12 months ago: Todd Gurley Continues to Impress
The Los Angeles Rams are loving the production they've been receiving from running back Todd Gurley this season. He's put that horrendous 2016 campaign behind him, and continues to explode on the ground each week. On Sunday, Gurley rushed 22 times for 106 yards and one touchdown. He also caught 4-of-8 targets for 48 yards in the passing game. He's an elite RB1, and continues to be the most consistent performer on the Rams offense each and every week.

12 months ago: Todd Gurley Bounces Back In Victory Over Jags
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley was unstoppable through the first four weeks of this season. In Week 5 the tough Seattle defense figured out how to stop him. Gurley came back and ran all over the Jaguars on Sunday. He finished with 166 yards on 23 rushing attempts, and continues to prove his disappointing 2016 season is behind him. Gurley has failed to reach the end zone in three straight games, but that shouldn't be a concern. He'll continue to see 20 or more touches a game and remain a top option against the Cardinals in Week 7.

1 year ago: Seattle Slows Down Red-Hot Todd Gurley
The Los Angeles Rams struggled to move the ball on the ground against a tough Seattle defense. Todd Gurley rushed 14 times for 43 yards and fumbled as well. It was by far the worst week for Gurley this season, but that was expected against Seattle's rush defense. Week 5 was a huge disappointment for Gurley, but expect him to be back to his normal self against the Jaguars in Week 6. Gurley will remain an elite No. 1 running back until further notice.

1 year ago: Todd Gurley Explodes Against 49ers
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley put on a show against San Francisco on Thursday night. Gurley pushed in three touchdowns and topped the century mark for the first time in over 18 months as he rushed for 113 yards on the ground and added 36 yards through the air. The first half belonged to Gurley as he accounted for all three of the Rams touchdowns during that time, and he regularly shrugged off tacklers throughout the performance. It remains to be seen whether this performance will be a one-off, but no matter what, head coach Sean McVay's offense looks to be rolling in LA.

1 year ago: Todd Gurley Recovers From Early Fumble
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley suffered every running back's nightmare as he lost a fumble on just his third carry of the game on Sunday, but he came back strong and finished with a good day running the rock. Gurley racked up 88 yards on 16 carries and a touchdown while also totaling up 48 yards and another touchdown (and hurdle) on three receptions. While Gurley failed to reach 100 yards rushing for the 21st straight game, he put up plenty of fantasy points for his owners in Week 2. With Jared Goff struggling through the air, Gurley should continue to see plenty of opportunities to be a playmaker.

1 year ago: Todd Gurley Sits Out Against Chargers
The Los Angeles Rams are being extra cautious to try to minimize injury, and one of those affected by that caution on Saturday was starting running back Todd Gurley. Gurley has had praise heaped upon him all training camp for the changes he's made to his running style, and head coach Sean McVay wanted to ensure Gurley wouldn't be hindered as the regular season starts by giving him the night off against the Chargers. Concerns have arisen about whether McVay might be taking it too far since the third preseason game is usually seen as a dress rehearsal for the starting lineups, but with the New England Patriots losing star receiver Julian Edelman to an injury in their preseason game this week, perhaps McVay's caution is legitimate.

1 year ago: Todd Gurley Looking Like Rookie Self
The fact that Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley is making people talk about how he looks like he did when he was a rookie is a good thing. In his rookie season, Gurley ran for 1,106 yards and racked up 10 touchdowns, but in his sophomore season, both those numbers dropped to 885 and six, respectively, and most importantly, his YPC dropped to a pitiful 3.2 yards per attempt. Saturday against Oakland, Gurley looked like his old self. He logged 38 yards on eight carries (4.8 YPC), but most importantly, those yards were hard fought to get. One carry in particular made highlight reels as he basically carried the entire Oakland interior defense nine yards. Gurley looks like he could be in for a big season.

1 year ago: Todd Gurley Looking Aggressive
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley was heaped with praise after Saturday's scrimmage against the rival Chargers. Gurley was described as hitting holes decisively, aggressively, and violently. Gurley is coming off a sub-par sophomore year after winning the Offensive Rookie of the Year award during his rookie campaign. If Gurley can get back to his original form, it would take a lot of pressure off Jared Goff as he moves into his second year with the team.

1 year ago: Todd Gurley Getting More Time As Pass Catcher
Injuries can sometimes lead to surprises, and Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley's pass-catching prowess may be one of those. With expected third-down back Lance Dunbar still out due to a knee injury, Gurley has been getting more notice as a pass-catcher out of the backfield. However, the catch to such growth is that head coach Sean McVay is now concerned about over-using Gurley. Even if he is concerned, an expansion in Gurley's game that allows him to stay on the field on more downs is good news for fantasy owners.

1 year ago: Offensive Line, Todd Gurley On The Same Page
Los Angeles Rams offensive guard Rodger Saffold said the offensive line and running back Todd Gurley are having better communication during offseason workouts. Last year, Gurley averaged 6.8 good blocking yards per attempt, which was 38th among 43 qualifying running backs. After an excellent rookie season, Gurley took a big step back in 2016, and his 3.18 yards per attempt ranked 41st among 42 qualified running backs. Because of his sophomore flop, Gurley will present some value in the second or third rounds of fantasy drafts, and he could be in line for a bounce-back season with an improved offensive line and new head coach.

1 year ago: Todd Gurley To Be Less Involved In Passing Game?
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley may not be counted on to be as much of a factor in the running game in 2017. The Rams replaced Benny Cunningham with Lance Dunbar, who can be a big pass-catching threat in the backfield. LA would like Dunbar to take over the pass-catching role in head coach Sean McVay's offense, which would mean significantly less passes thrown Gurley's way. With a revamped offensive line, the Rams would like to get Gurley going again on the ground after he disappointed with 885 yards (3.2 YPC) on 278 carries. The 22-year-old runner was the biggest first-round bust in fantasy in 2016. Even though he was able to raise his reception totals from 21 in 2015 to 43 last season, don't expect that trend to continue this year. Gurley could return first-round value with more room to run in 2017, but it also looks like he won't help his fantasy owners as much in PPR leagues.

2 years ago: Todd Gurley Must Improve In Pass Protection
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley had an extremely disappointing year (278-885-6) after breaking out in his rookie season. As a result, running backs coach Skip Peete said Gurley must first improve as a pass protector. Gurley managed just 3.18 yards per attempt, which ranked 41st among 42 qualified running backs. The talented youngster also has now gone under 100 yards rushing in 23 of his last 24 games, and he had runs of 20 or more yards only two times in 2016. The silver lining in Gurley's season was that he added 43 receptions after catching the ball 21 times in his rookie campaign. Gurley was easily the biggest first-round fantasy bust in 2016, but with a new coaching staff in town, Gurley should be able to rebound with better pass protection and more patience in the run game. Grab Gurley at a discount this fall as a low-end RB1 or high-end RB2.