Ed "Pi Double i" Henderson
Todd Gurley, running back for the Los Angeles Rams set a new personal record in rushing today by breaking his original best of 159 yards against the Denver Broncos. The 2017 NFL Offensive Player of the Year, carried the ball 28 times for 208 yards and increasing his season total to 621 yards. Gurley now leads the league in rushing with his excellent performance today.
The voters robbed Gurley whom many believe of the 2017 NFL MVP in which named Tom Brady of the New England Patriots as the winner. Gurley put up career number last season in rushing, receiving, and touchdowns didn't play in the final game of the season as he could have won the rushing title.
Against the Broncos, Gurley averaged 7.4 yards per run, as he knifed through the Bronco defense scoring twice. Playing in inclement weather and the high altitude didn't slow down Gurley. The Rams as a team rushed for 272 yards averaging 7.4 yards per each run.
Gurely after today should have his name entered as the favorite to be named the NFL MVP if his performance to continue to increase. He has now rushed for over 100 yards for the third time this season. Gurley now has rushed for nine touchdowns, received for two scores and a pair of two-point conversions.
The Rams escaped the Broncos late comeback by winning the game 23-20 to remain perfect on the season. The will play next week against their NFC rival San Francisco 49ers at Levi Stadium Santa Clara.