Todd Gurley scores twice versus Eagles. Todd Gurley rushed 12 times for 48 yards and two touchdowns in the Rams' Week 15 loss to the Eagles, adding 10 receptions for another 76 yards. Get instant advice on whether you should trade Leonard Fournette for Todd Gurley in standard leagues. We analyze the fantasy impact for the rest of the season.
Anderson looking like a more than capable replacement the Rams might want to hold Gurley out even longer. While it looked like Gurley would play against the Cardinals, he was suddenly ruled out. It looks like C. Anderson could see the bulk of the touches at running back for the Rams this week, possibly ceding touches to John Kelly. Schefter is reporting that barring a setback, Gurley will be a go in Sunday's tilt against the Cardinals. The team believes Gurley had felt better as the week progressed and is healthy enough to give it a go.
If Gurley is active and there are no reports of any limitations, he should expect his normal workload. Though keep in mind that if the Rams can put the game out of reach, Gurley's workload is reduced in the second half. While Gurley is deemed a game-time call, it could take an impressive showing from the elite rusher to see him on the field on Sunday. Who Should I Start?
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Chris Carson shut down by Dallas. Predictably, his stock fell. Gurley's average slot in ESPN fantasy leagues heading into this season is 20th overall, as the 10th running back taken. While it's hard to put him among the elite running backs in the league after such a substandard second season, fans seem to believe he will nonetheless be a lot better. For one, Gurley will get a lot of touches. He had of them last season -- fifth-most in the NFL -- and should be in that neighborhood again if he remains healthy.
He's a talented receiver, as he showed while catching 43 passes for yards in And his supporting cast is better. Gurley will now run behind an offensive line that improved significantly with Andrew Whitworth replacing Greg Robinson at left tackle.
The passing game should also improve, with coach Sean McVay calling the plays and Jared Goff , in his second season , throwing to a deeper group of receivers.
The Rams aren't required to post an injury report until Tuesday, Jan.
His average draft position in ESPN fantasy leagues was fourth overall.