Even as the Rams seek balance, Todd Gurley will keep doing it all
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Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The reminders are constant.
“They tell me during the game, ‘We’re not going to give you nothing,’” Gurley said. “’So, you’re going to have to earn it.’”
Through five games, Gurley certainly has.
Todd Gurley’s numbers are on a similar pace from last season, when he was the NFL’s Offensive Player of the Year. Richard Mackson/USA TODAY Sports
Set to face the Denver Broncos on Sunday, the Rams are undefeated and feature the top-ranked offense in the NFL, averaging 468.4 yards and 34.6 points per game.
Gurley leads the league with nine touchdowns and ranks third in yards from scrimmage with 645.
While the profile of quarterback Jared Goff continues to rise, and receivers Brandin Cooks, Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp attract growing attention from opposing defenses, make no mistake: Gurley remains at the center of coach Sean McVay’s explosive scheme.
And he won’t