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 by Dick84
2 days ago
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Italy   LA Coliseum
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I’ve been holding out judgement/hope...

Today was the proof, for me.

There’s nothing there anymore.

 by BobCarl
2 days ago
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Dick84 wrote:There’s nothing there anymore.

I don't agree. I thought he showed some great bursts when there was some daylight. Just didn't have much daylight today.

I think the Rams are playing rope-a-dope with Gurley

 by Dick84
2 days ago
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BobCarl wrote:I don't agree. I thought he showed some great bursts when there was some daylight. Just didn't have much daylight today.

I think the Rams are playing rope-a-dope with Gurley


I didn’t see any burst. Nothing close to the burst he used to have.

Hate to say it.

 by moklerman
2 days ago
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United States of America   Bakersfield, CA
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The problem I saw with Gurley is McVay choosing, yet AGAIN, to not give him a full workload. 6.1 ypc and a long of 22 is just fine. A measly 12 carries is the problem.

 by Dick84
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moklerman wrote:The problem I saw with Gurley is McVay choosing, yet AGAIN, to not give him a full workload. 6.1 ypc and a long of 22 is just fine. A measly 12 carries is the problem.


Didn’t see it that way and am no longer looking for signs.

 by St. Loser Fan
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 by moklerman
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Dick84 wrote:Didn’t see it that way and am no longer looking for signs.
Didn't see it what way? Gurley was productive on the rare occasions that he got the ball. 6.1 ypc is good and was no reason to take him out of the game.

They have intentionally removed him as the focal point of the offense, which isn't his fault. They don't feed him the ball and the often take him out in the red zone. And they haven't scored a TD in 15+ drives now.

It isn't Gurley.

 by Dick84
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moklerman wrote:Didn't see it what way? Gurley was productive on the rare occasions that he got the ball. 6.1 ypc is good and was no reason to take him out of the game.

They have intentionally removed him as the focal point of the offense, which isn't his fault. They don't feed him the ball and the often take him out in the red zone. And they haven't scored a TD in 15+ drives now.

It isn't Gurley.


Didn’t see any explosion. Not Gurley explosion. Sorry, numbers don’t tell the whole story. I’m completely aware of the usage & line issues.

 by bremillard
2 days ago
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United States of America   LA Coliseum
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Gurley, when he was the most effective, was a target in the passing game. He mixed his game up and that made him more effective in each phase. Now he gets half the touches that he got when the Ram offense was a force. Bottom line...he is now an overpaid decoy that's not even effective doing that any more.

 by moklerman
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Dick84 wrote:Didn’t see any explosion. Not Gurley explosion. Sorry, numbers don’t tell the whole story. I’m completely aware of the usage & line issues.
Well, since there's no way to measure explosion, the numbers were at least solid. By no means suggesting that Gurley is washed up.

Fed up? It wouldn't surprise me at all. I'm sure he isn't thrilled to have been marginalized by bad coaching.

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