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Rams' Todd Gurley comes up short in quest for breakout performance

Rams' Todd Gurley comes up short in quest for breakout performance

Todd Gurley came to Los Angeles ready to be a breakout star.

But the Rams running back could barely break through the line of scrimmage.

Gurley’s seasonlong struggle continued in Sunday’s 44-6 loss to the Arizona Cardinals at the Coliseum. 

Gurley looked relieved after the game as he stood at his locker. It had become routine for the second-year pro to answer questions after each game about his inability to spring for a long gain. 

Finally, Gurley wouldn’t have to ponder when the big run would happen. 

“Didn’t come,” he said. “It’s all good.” 

On Sunday, Gurley rushed for 40 yards in 14 carries. His longest run went for eight...

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