2019 NFL Draft Guide Player Profile: Todd Gurley
Colby Conway takes an in-depth look at Todd Gurley and tells us what to expect from the Los Angeles Rams for this upcoming season.
As if we expected anything different, Todd Gurley was a fantasy monster in 2018, as he ran for a league-high 17 touchdowns, and added four more through the air. He didn’t quite get the volume he accrued in 2017, but he was still a fantasy force on a weekly basis, and actually improved upon his yards per attempt numbers. Since entering the league, he’s averaged at least 18 touches per game over the course of each season, while scoring double-digit touchdowns in all but one campaign. While he’s still the RB1 in Los Angeles, the unfortunate mentioning of “arthritis” and “arthritic knee” have fantasy owners questioning what to do with the otherwise unquestioned top two or three pick. He’s slipped to the second round in numerous drafts now, and fantasy owners will either be rewarded with an absolute steal, or the classic “told ya so” will loom large as fantasy owners were hoping to strike gold with Gurley and that knee, but ended up with silver.
Through the first 12 games of the...