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Todd Gurley doesn't get left in Leonard Fournette's dust as Rams beat Jaguars

Todd Gurley doesn't get left in Leonard Fournette's dust as Rams beat Jaguars

Todd Gurley stood on the sideline, the Rams offense yet to take the field.

The Rams running back watched as Leonard Fournette, the Jacksonville Jaguars rookie sensation, bolted for a 75-yard touchdown run on the first snap.

Fournette, an early favorite to follow Gurley as an offensive rookie of the year, tallied the most yards Sunday, rushing for 130 in 21 carries. But Gurley rushed for 116 and came out ahead in a 27-17 victory at EverBank Field.

“He’s been doing great and has been looking like the back they drafted,” Gurley said. “They’re going to run him just like the Rams are going to run me.”

In the first four games, Gurley...

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