Sean McVay Explains Todd Gurley’s Limited Super Bowl Playing Time


In the aftermath of the Los Angeles Rams 13-Three loss by the hands of the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 53, followers and pundits have been questioning what occurred to working again Todd Gurley. Gurley was a drive this season with the Rams, scoring 17 touchdowns. He missed the ultimate two video games of the season with a knee damage and did not appear like himself within the playoffs. In the Super Bowl, Gurley was given a restricted function and head coach Sean McVay defined why in the course of the crew’s finish of yr press convention.

“We had gone in understanding that we wished to form of virtually have a shared load between he and C.J.,” McVay stated via USA Today. “So, the quantity of makes an attempt simply dashing the ball the final couple video games was a bit bit completely different.”

McVay additionally famous that the crew wasn’t taking part in properly sufficient on offense which led to Gurley’s function being restricted down the stretch.

Sean McVay Explains Todd Gurley's Limited Super Bowl Playing Time

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“We didn’t get the quantity of performs off and didn’t have the drive continuity (we wished),” McVay defined. “That’s an enormous results of why these alternatives had been restricted for him and simply going into the sport the way in which we had thought. As a results of us not being fairly as environment friendly or not having the ability to convert on these third downs, it simply limits these ops.”

Gurley solely touched the ball 11 instances within the Super Bowl and had 4 touches in opposition to the New Orleans Saints within the NFC Championship sport.