Sean McVay heaps praise on Todd Gurley

Sean McVay heaps praise on Todd Gurley


Sean McVay heaps praise on Todd Gurley


The story of what happened to Rams running back Todd Gurley in the NFC title game remains a mystery.

Gurley did play early in the contest, but a missed blocking assignment and a tipped pass leading to an interception resulted in him having a reduced workload for the remainder of the game. He spent the majority of the final three quarters on the sideline, while CJ Anderson received the early-down carries, although Gurley did get a few more touches.

He hasn’t been on the injury report leading up to Super Bowl LIII, and did say he’s not hurt, so it appears to be more of a mental block. Rams head coach Sean McVay spoke about that very subject in speaking to reporters on Tuesday, and he stated that he needed to do a better job in getting Gurley involved in the offense.

TG3’s form/effectiveness will be a huge factor to watch early in Sunday’s big game against the Patriots.

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