Gurley had limited usage in the last two games of the season.
After being under-utilized in the NFC Championship game and the Super Bowl, people began to wonder whether or not Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley was truly healthy. The running back had suffered a knee injury with only a few games left in the regular season but many thought he'd be good to go for the playoffs. In a recent press conference at the NFL Scouting Combine, Rams head coach Sean McVay said that Gurley was feeling fine and wouldn't need surgery for his injury. He also took the blame for not giving him more touches down the stretch. Even Rams general manager Les Snead is weighing in on the situation now, saying maybe it will be best to limit Gurley's touches moving forward.
"I think where we have to go is to fast forward to now is with Todd, he's had a lot of carries since he's come in the league, a lot of yards, a lot of touchdowns things like that," Snead said according to NFL.com. "Obviously, senior year, junior year, Georgia, (tore) the ACL, so over that time there's an element of wear and tear and I think we have to determine in probably two stages: are we going to give him the amount of load that he's had in the past or are we going to lessen that load to let's say keep him fresher for the season and for the seasons beyond."
Gurley has said multiple times that he felt fine although it is suspicious how he was barely getting any playing time. Not to mention, when he did play, he didn't look like himself.
The Rams eventually lost in the Super Bowl to the New England Patriots by a score of 13-3.