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SportMelvin Gordon on Todd Gurley: The media is ‘blowing that story out of proportion’

06:00  13 june  2019
06:00  13 june  2019 Source:   ramswire.com

Todd Gurley planning to play at 218 to lighten load on knee

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Todd Gerome Gurley II (born August 3, 1994) is an American football running back for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia where he earned All-SEC honors in 2012 and 2013.

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Ever since the season ended, there's been seemingly endless speculation about Todd Gurley and his knee. There's been various conflicting media reports, and a lot of whispers that the Los Angeles Rams running back isn't healthy.

Gurley broke his media silence after practice on Tuesday, and downplayed his knee issues. Now, his friend and fellow NFL running back Melvin Gordon is backing him up publicly. During a recent interview with NFL Network, Gordon also downplayed the controversy surrounding Gurley's health.

As soon as Andrew Siciliano asked about Gurley, Gordon started smiling widely. "Man, I talked to Todd. Todd's good, man. Ya'll blowing that story out of proportion, Todd's good man. Y'all could line up with Todd right now, he'd beat anybody in a race," he declared.

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Gordon and Gurley are close friends, so if anyone would know, it'd be him. Gordon emphasized that Gurley is going to be his normal self in 2019, saying "the dude's gonna be good, I don't know why people downplaying the man."

It's the latest confirmation that Gurley's knee issues might not be as worrisome as people initially thought. First there was the report that Gurley might have arthritis in his knee. Then the Rams drafted Darrell Henderson in the third round, which raised plenty of eyebrows.

But it's looking increasingly likely that things were never that dire, and that Gurley will be more or less fine moving forward. The Rams might be looking to reduce his workload, but that's nothing out of the ordinary for a running back in this day and age. Gurley has been insisting he'll be good, and Gordon clearly has his back.

Rams have a big decision looming with Todd Gurley

Rams have a big decision looming with Todd Gurley Todd Gurley‘s financial reward for three great seasons has become a ball and chain for the L.A. Rams as he enters year five of his career. Gurley has a knee issue that generates news on a near-daily basis. Most recently, Rams radio analyst Maurice Jones-Drew said that the knee bothered Gurley all year long, injury report be damned. That caps a week in which it became clear that the Rams won’t use Gurley at all in the offseason, that the knee truly is “a concern,” and that he’s trying to lose weight in order to reduce the wear and tear on the joint.

Melvin Gordon III (born April 13, 1993) is an American football running back for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL).

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