The Rams are wrecking the NFL. Your fantasy title could be next
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If your fantasy team is full of Los Angeles Rams players, you’re probably pretty happy. Todd Gurley is the fantasy MVP after seven weeks. Los Angeles’ three wideouts — Brandin Cooks, Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods — each rank among the top 21 wide receivers in PPR standard scoring so far. Jared Goff is QB8. Kicker Greg Zuerlein has missed time with a groin injury, but the Rams otherwise have been a fantasy team manager’s dream over the first seven weeks.
I’m worried, though, about a nightmare to come. The real-life Rams have been so good that the fantasy Rams might not be around when you need them most. Defending NFL Coach of the Year Sean McVay is a brilliant offensive mind and a critically rational thinker about keeping his players healthy for when he needs them most. These two things might conspire to produce a fantasy apocalypse.
There’s a significant chance that the Rams will leave Gurley, Goff and the rest of their weapons on