NFL 2015 First-Round Preseason Progress Reports

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August 14, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; St. Louis Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) warms up before a preseason NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders at Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

I. <p>The St. Louis Rams want to run the ball this year behind that great defense they have coming back. And Todd Gurley looked like a truly special running back coming out of Georgia this offseason. He looked so special, the Rams took him at No 10 overall despite the ACL he tore just 5.5 months prior.</p> <p>And with a hurculean rehab much like that of Adrian Peterson, Gurley was cleared for football activities to start camp. But the Rams were smart, keeping him limited and on the PUP list when camp started. The Rams are going to be as safe as possible with Gurley because the organization is thinking future more than now.</p> <p>Plus they have a good running back in Trae Mason to fill in while Gurley continues to progress. If I were the Rams, I’d probably wait a few games but no one but the Rams know how they’ll do it. He does look good running and cutting and has recently cleared to practice but with no one hitting him, his grade remains incomplete.</p>. RB. St. Louis Rams. TODD GURLEY

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