2. Gurley finally sees 20+ carries
Back in the offseason when it became clear that something was going on with Todd Gurley‘s knee, the Rams revealed they would be taking a different approach with their beloved running back in 2019 to avoid making the situation worse.
No matter what Los Angeles claimed in the weeks after the Super Bowl, Gurley’s lack of production made it obvious that something was going on, and there was reason for concern.
By monitoring Gurley’s workload over the last couple of months, the plan for the Rams seemed to be to ease the running back into Week 1, and go from there.
Over the first two games, Gurley has unfortunately seen slow starts, but also finished on strong notes each time to help Los Angeles start the new season on a hot note with a 2-0 record.
With that being said, the most surprising factor so far is how Gurley only has 30 carries to his name heading into Week 3, but how long the Rams can get away with keeping him under 20 carries per game is another topic worth discussing.
Prior to this season, Gurley’s workload was never an issue, and while it would be great to see Los Angeles continue to keep him under 20 carries against the Browns, that may be difficult if the offense really needs him.