Rams RB Todd Gurley day-to-day with thigh contusion
Todd Gurley popped up on Los Angeles’ first wreck describe of the week.
The Rams working attend did no longer apply Wednesday with a quad wreck. Rams coach Sean McVay urged reporters Gurley is “day-to-day” with a left thigh contusion.
“I guess we actual want to prefer it a day at a time. These form of conversations entail how’s he feeling, what more or less development does he develop right via the course of the week,” McVay added. “Nevertheless fortunately for us, we’ve bought some depth at that location. We now beget talked about it, whether or no longer it is this week one day, the boldness we’ve in Malcolm (Brown), however then there’s also going to be a time we rely on Darrell Henderson, and it might probably maybe maybe pause up being this week.”
McVay added that Gurley’s wreck caught the Rams “off guard.” The coach urged NFL Network’s Steve Wyche that the crew knew of the working attend’s soreness earlier within the week however all occasions, alongside with Gurley, did no longer ask the vow to linger this lengthy.
Ever the optimist, though, McVay emphasized that there may maybe be still quite so much of time till Los Angeles’ subsequent game and Gurley might maybe still be on hand in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers.
“We would favor to be comely with him,” McVay talked about. “I guess he’s earned the trusty with a thought to… Let’s decide up via this week after which let’s watch after which we’ll be ready to develop a bigger resolution. I will likely be ready to better resolution that ask later on this week.”
Gurley used to be joined on the sidelines Wednesday by linebacker Clay Matthews (jaw), cornerback Aqib Talib (ribs) and linebacker Natrez Patrick (hamstring). Receiver Brandin Cooks (concussion), security Taylor Rapp (ankled) and linebacker Bryce Hager (shoulder) were exiguous.
Afflicted by a knee wreck unimaginative final season, the Rams working attend has been rather wholesome so far in 2019. Gurley has performed in all five of L.A.’s video games, averaging 15.6 touches and 67.6 full yards per contest.
Gurley has performed over 60 snaps in every of the Rams’ final two video games. On the season, Gurley has been on-arena for 262 snaps, or 75.5 p.c of L.A.’s offensive performs. Malcolm Brown has stuffed in when Gurley is off the realm.
Brown and the rookie Henderson are anticipated to decide up more work in apply this week, Wyche reported, and the Rams hope to decide up Henderson more concerned overall.
It’s unclear how extreme the contusion is, however any bump or bruise that Gurley incurs is worth monitoring.
The Rams’ NFC West clash with the undefeated Niners is four days away.