His performance did not include a touchdown or a long breakaway run.
He rushed for fewer than 70 yards.
For the first time this season, however, Todd Gurley showed multiple glimpses of the form that earned him the NFL’s offensive-rookie-of-the-year award last season.
After being limited to only 10 yards in 10 first-half carries, he gained 54 yards in 11 carries in the second half of the Rams’ 9-6 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
Gurley played despite a thigh injury that limited him during practice last week.
“I didn’t feel like my old self,” he said after the game, “but the runs we [were] getting there were like my...