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Running Back, Los Angeles Rams

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Draft: 2015 Round 1 (10)
College: Georgia
Ht: 6’1”  Wt: 222 DOB: 1994-08-03 Age: 24
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#1 1 1.01

Season Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2015 STL 13 229 1,108 4.8 10 26 21 188 9.0 0 189.6 14.6
2016 LAR 16 278 885 3.2 6 58 43 327 7.6 0 157.2 9.8
2017 LAR 15 279 1,305 4.7 13 87 64 788 12.3 6 323.3 21.6
2018 LAR 14 256 1,251 4.9 17 81 59 580 9.8 4 309.1 22.1
2018 (Projected) LAR   273 1,255 4.6 11   71 677 9.5 4 283.2  

2018 Outlook
Depth Chart
A monster rookie season saw Gurley drafted as a top five pick in many fantasy drafts in 2016, which then led to major disappointment as Gurley and the Rams offense couldn't get things going under head coach Jeff Fisher. Many fantasy owner refused to draft Gurley going into 2017 because of the down season, but Gurley made them regret that decision and reignited belief in fantasy owners by turning in a MVP fantasy season in 2017 with nearly 2,100 total yards and 19 touchdowns.

While his receiving stats last this past season were propped up a bit by a few dump offs which he took for big yardage, Gurley has proven himself to be a reliable pass catcher and playmaker. He was targeted 29 more times in the passing game in 2017 than he was in 2016. The thing that didn't change from 2016 to 2017 was Gurley's usage on the ground. He had 278 carries in 2016 while he got 279 carries in 2017. The big difference was that the Rams offense as a whole was substantially improved which allowed Gurley to increase his yards per attempt by a full 1.5 yards.

Now considered one of the top players heading into 2018, Gurley is in line to see a heavy workload both as a runner and a pass catcher, with the team not having invested much in the running back position this offseason. Even in his significant down season of 2016, Gurley finished as a mid-level RB2, which gives us a glimpse at what would be his absolute worst-case scenario, presuming he stayed healthy. The upside, as we've seen, is tremendous with a player like Gurley. He's one of the league's few remaining workhorse-type backs and that makes him a real contender to again be a league-winner this season.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Todd Gurley
RB2RB5 C.J. Anderson
RB3RB4 John Kelly
RB4RB3 Justin Davis
RB5RB2 Malcolm Brown
Rams Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury No workhorse role for Gurley in Super Bowl LIII
Rams want C.J. Anderson back in 2019
By: Mike Krueger | Sun Feb 3, 9:00 am

Based on a variety of factors, including his knee and his conditioning, Todd Gurley and former free-agent pickup C.J. Anderson are expected to split carries. That was the case in the NFC title game win over the Saints, and it should be the case on Sunday. According to Rams running backs coach Skip Peete, they essentially told Gurley this two Sundays ago. (NFL.com)

FFToday's Take: Gurley could lead the Rams in rushing and be the better fantasy back but it won't be because he's getting all the carries. The Rams insist that Gurley is 100 percent healthy but it's hard to buy that line of thinking. He's had plenty of time to get his conditioning to a level to play the majority of snaps. IF the Rams are simply going to transition to a two-man committee, this will but a damper on Gurley's fantasy value in 2019.


Injury Gurley says he's not injured
Played 32 snaps in NFC Conference Championship
By: Mike Krueger | Mon Jan 21, 8:15 am

The Rams' star running back stood on the sideline with his helmet on throughout most of the game and hardly appeared in action as backup C.J. Anderson rushed for 44 yards on 16 carries. "I was sorry as hell today," Gurley said after the game. "I was sorry. So, C.J. did his thing and the whole team did its thing." (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Todd Gurley touched the ball five times making it difficult to believe he's not injured in some fashion. Yes, he didn't play well, but he's head and shoulders a better player than fellow running back C.J. Anderson. Gurley played only 32 snaps allowing Anderson to rush 16 times for 44 yards. Gurley will have two weeks to get ready for the Super Bowl.


Injury Todd Gurley feeling no pain
Rams RB practices on Wednesday
By: Mike Krueger | Wed Jan 9, 5:45 pm

Rams RB Todd Gurley is participating in practice today for the first time since Week 15. Sean McVay said Gurley told him he felt no pain in his knee when he arrived today. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Gurley hasn't played or practiced since Week 15 but it would be a shock if he's not on the field Saturday against the Cowboys. He'll be the top fantasy running back on the board this week in a similar tier with Ezekiel Elliott and Alvin Kamara.


Injury Gurley misses practice Thursday
Not practicing all week would not necessarily keep him from playing
By: Mike Krueger | Thu Dec 27, 4:00 pm

Sean McVay said Todd Gurley won't practice Thursday. Said not practicing all week would not necessarily keep him from playing vs. 49ers. Said Gurley suffered similar symptoms after season opener vs. Oakland. (Gary Klein on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Gurley was inactive Week 16 as yet to practice this week so his status remains up in the air. C.J. Anderson ran for 167 yards on 20 carries against Cardinals and would be in the RB1 conversation against the 49ers if Gurley sits.


Injury Positive outlook on Gurley
Expected to play barring pregame setback
By: Mike Krueger | Sun Dec 23, 11:00 am

Unless Rams’ RB Todd Gurley has a setback in pregame warmups today, the team is planning for him to play vs. Cardinals, per source. Rams think he has felt better as week has progressed. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Sounds like Gurley is going to play today but how much he plays will be the story. It won't be a shock to see C.J. Anderson and John Kelly also get some work.


Injury Todd Gurley a gametime decision
Missed practice all week
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Dec 21, 1:30 pm

McVay indicated Todd Gurley will have a pregame workout Sunday and then decision will be made just before inactives must be submitted. Justin Davis also questionable, so C.J. Anderson would be next man up. (Rich Hammond on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Gurley is battling a knee injury and his availability for Sunday is question. Even if he does play, he could be limited in some fashion making this situation a headache for fantasy owners. With Davis banged up as well, Anderson could be throw into the fire against the Cardinals.


Injury Gurley unlikely to practice all week
Status uncertain for Week 16
By: Doug Orth | Thu Dec 20, 10:35 pm

Rams RB Todd Gurley has a knee injury, and there’s a chance he may not be able to play on Sunday. Gurley has yet to practice this week. Asked by reporters on Thursday whether he could play if the game were today, Gurley said, “That’s a tough question. I haven’t tried to run. So, yeah, that’s a tough question.” If he plays, it likely will happen without practice; he said he doesn’t plan on participating at all this week. (Pro Football Talk - Mike Florio)

FFToday's Take: Not exactly the news fantasy owners were hoping for during championship week. Gurley is hoping to play, but it sounds as if he is far from a sure thing. Malcolm Brown is already done for the season and Justin Davis is also not practicing, while may leave rookie John Kelly and recent signing C.J. Anderson as the only two active backs in a highly favorable matchup against Arizona. If Gurley plays, owners should expect a reduced workload at the very least.


Injury Tood Gurley has knee inflammation
Rams coach says he's day-to-day and should play Week 16
By: Antonio D'Arcangelis | Tue Dec 18, 1:40 pm

Rich Hammond on Twitter: "Todd Gurley has knee inflammation but nothing more, McVay said. Day to day." (Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Looks like Gurley should be fine for Week 16, but it's never good to hear this about your stud RB with the fantasy finals approaching. Stay tuned.



2018 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at OAK W 33-13 20 108 5.4 0 5 3 39 13.0 1 20.7
2 ARI W 34-0 19 42 2.2 3 3 3 31 10.3 0 25.3
3 LAC W 35-23 23 105 4.6 1 6 5 51 10.2 0 21.6
4 MIN W 38-31 17 83 4.9 0 6 4 73 18.3 1 21.6
5 at SEA W 33-31 22 77 3.5 3 5 4 36 9.0 0 29.3
6 at DEN W 23-20 28 208 7.4 2 5 2 17 8.5 0 34.5
7 at SF W 39-10 15 63 4.2 2 5 4 23 5.8 1 26.6
8 GB W 29-27 25 114 4.6 0 7 6 81 13.5 1 25.5
9 at NO L 35-45 13 68 5.2 1 7 6 11 1.8 0 13.9
10 SEA W 36-31 16 120 7.5 1 4 3 40 13.3 0 22.0
11 KC W 54-51 12 55 4.6 0 3 3 39 13.0 0 9.4
13 at DET W 30-16 23 132 5.7 2 5 3 33 11.0 0 28.5
14 at CHI L 6-15 11 28 2.5 0 7 3 30 10.0 0 5.8
15 PHI L 23-30 12 48 4.0 2 13 10 76 7.6 0 24.4
DP DAL W 30-22 16 115 7.2 1 2 2 3 1.5 0 17.8
CC at NO W 26-23 4 10 2.5 1 3 1 3 3.0 0 7.3
SB NE L 3-13 10 35 3.5 0 2 1 -1 -1.0 0 3.4
DP = Divisional Playoff CC = Conference Championship SB = Super Bowl

2017 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 IND W 46-9 19 40 2.1 1 6 5 56 11.2 0 15.6
2 WAS L 20-27 16 88 5.5 1 4 3 48 16.0 1 25.6
3 at SF W 41-39 28 113 4.0 2 7 5 36 7.2 1 32.9
4 at DAL W 35-30 23 121 5.3 0 8 7 94 13.4 1 27.5
5 SEA L 10-16 14 43 3.1 0 4 2 7 3.5 0 5.0
6 at JAC W 27-17 23 116 5.0 0 1 1 4 4.0 0 12.0
7 ARI W 33-0 22 106 4.8 1 8 4 48 12.0 0 21.4
9 at NYG W 51-17 16 59 3.7 2 3 2 45 22.5 0 22.4
10 HOU W 33-7 11 68 6.2 0 7 6 68 11.3 0 13.6
11 at MIN L 7-24 15 37 2.5 1 4 3 19 6.3 0 11.6
12 NO W 26-20 17 74 4.4 0 7 4 54 13.5 0 12.8
13 at ARI W 32-16 19 74 3.9 0 7 6 84 14.0 0 15.8
14 PHI L 35-43 13 96 7.4 2 5 3 39 13.0 0 25.5
15 at SEA W 42-7 21 152 7.2 3 3 3 28 9.3 1 42.0
16 at TEN W 27-23 22 118 5.4 0 13 10 158 15.8 2 39.6
WC ATL L 13-26 14 101 7.2 0 10 4 10 2.5 0 11.1
WC = Wild-Card

2016 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at SF L 0-28 17 47 2.8 0 3 1 -5 -5.0 0 4.2
2 SEA W 9-3 19 51 2.7 0 1 1 19 19.0 0 7.0
3 at TB W 37-32 27 85 3.1 2 2 1 -5 -5.0 0 20.0
4 at ARI W 17-13 19 33 1.7 0 5 5 49 9.8 0 8.2
5 BUF L 19-30 23 72 3.1 1 5 3 36 12.0 0 16.8
6 at DET L 28-31 14 58 4.1 0 4 4 39 9.8 0 9.7
7 NYG L 10-17 15 57 3.8 0 7 6 35 5.8 0 9.2
9 CAR L 10-13 12 48 4.0 0 5 4 26 6.5 0 7.4
10 at NYJ W 9-6 21 64 3.0 0 1 1 8 8.0 0 7.2
11 MIA L 10-14 20 76 3.8 1 2 0 0 - 0 13.6
12 at NO L 21-49 13 50 3.8 0 4 4 39 9.8 0 8.9
13 at NE L 10-26 11 38 3.5 0 3 2 9 4.5 0 4.7
14 ATL L 14-42 16 61 3.8 1 4 3 22 7.3 0 14.3
15 at SEA L 3-24 14 38 2.7 0 4 1 -2 -2.0 0 3.6
16 SF L 21-22 23 67 2.9 1 3 3 20 6.7 0 14.7
17 ARI L 6-44 14 40 2.9 0 5 4 37 9.3 0 7.7

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