Les Snead naturally felt badly for Todd Gurley after the Georgia running back suffered a season-ending knee injury last fall.
But Snead, general manager of the St. Louis Rams, also was tormented by the thought that Gurley would wind up with an NFC West rival. At the time, it seemed unlikely that the Rams would take him with the No. 10 pick.
When Gurley postponed medical evaluations at the scouting combine in February, Snead thought: He's going to slide to the bottom of the first round and be drafted 31st by the Seattle Seahawks.
The outlook started looking better for Gurley, prompting Snead to wonder: Will the Arizona Cardinals take him at 24?
Time passed, and...