THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Todd Gurley will be a game-time decision when the Los Angeles Rams play the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, coach Sean McVay mentioned Friday.
Gurley is listed as questionable on Friday’s harm report due to irritation in his left knee. He has not practiced all through the week.
McVay mentioned Gurley will take part in a pregame exercise Sunday to decide if he’ll play.
“We’ll see how he responds to among the rehab that we’re doing over the following couple of days,” McVay mentioned. “And actually, whenever you’ve acquired that hour and a half to resolve earlier than the sport [about] your inactives, it should most likely go proper up till then. However like we speak about on a regular basis, we’ll have some contingency plans in place and we’re going to do what’s greatest for Todd.”
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Gurley has scored a league-high 21 touchdowns this season and ranks second with 89.Four speeding yards per sport.
The Rams (11-Three) have clinched the NFC West however haven’t secured a first-round playoff bye. They might accomplish that Sunday with a victory over the Cardinals (Three-11) and a Chicago Bears (10-Four) loss to the San Francisco 49ers (Four-10).
Depth at working again has lately been thinned due to accidents.
It is attainable, McVay mentioned, that veteran C.J. Anderson, who signed with the Rams on Tuesday, may begin if Gurley is unable to play.
Anderson spent 5 seasons with the Denver Broncos earlier than he signed a one-year take care of the Carolina Panthers over the offseason. The Panthers waived him Nov. 12 and he finally signed with the Oakland Raiders, who launched him every week later.
“C.J.’s performed loads of good soccer on this league,” McVay mentioned. “Been very, very impressed with how rapidly he is been in a position to decide issues up somewhat seamlessly, and that provides us a confidence that if he is acquired to play a big function on Sunday that he is greater than succesful and greater than prepared to try this.”
Trusted backup Malcolm Brown was despatched to injured reserve after he suffered a clavicle harm in Week 13.
The Rams have since relied on second-year professional Justin Davis and rookie John Kelly, a sixth-round decide from Tennessee, to again up Gurley.
Davis, nonetheless, injured his shoulder final Sunday towards the Philadelphia Eagles and likewise is questionable to play towards the Cardinals.
Kelly was inactive by way of 12 video games this season earlier than he made his first look on particular groups in Week 14 towards the Bears. He performed seven snaps on offense towards the Eagles.