Rams running back Todd Gurley said Tuesday that fewer games should be played during the NFL preseason.
The Rams will play a fourth and final preseason game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on Thursday before they open the season against the Indianapolis Colts at the Coliseum on Sept. 10.
Gurley said two preseason games would provide adequate preparation for the 16-game season, and he thinks the NFL even could consider eliminating the preseason schedule altogether.
“Technically some teams get more than four games,” Gurley said. “They practice against about four other teams; by the time you get ready for the season you’re on your eighth game.”