Rams' Gurley: 'Forget fantasy and forget Vegas'

Todd Gurley's smart (and classy) move on game's final play wasn't loved by everyone

It was a long time ago, sure.

But then he pulled up and was tackled in bounds at the 4-yard-line. But the "W" was more important.

Greg Zuerlein hit a 34-yard field goal with 2:05 left before Wilson forced and recovered Montgomery's fumble on the ensuing kickoff, and Gurley's prudent decision to go down wrapped up the Rams' 29-27 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

Ty Montgomery was the biggest goat of NFL Week 8 for his decision to take a kickoff return out of the end zone with less than two minutes remaining and his Green Bay Packers down by two points against the Los Angeles Rams.

Gurley is leading the league in many categories and certainly another touchdown would've added to his case for a potential MVP award.

"Man, forget fantasy and forget Vegas", Gurley said, via ESPN's David Purdum. "If you want to know if it was emotional in the locker room, you're damn right it was, and it should have been and I want it to be because it's a reflection of how much these guys care, it's a reflection of how much they want to win and clearly directly effects that we had intentions to go out there and beat that team", said McCarthy.

Head coach Sean McVay talks a lot about how the Rams have to be situational masters. "We talk about being family and keeping things in-house, in-house, this, that and the other". That was him saying, "I'm gonna do me.' It's a f-- joke. I'm thoroughly pissed off at the state of humanity right now", Montgomery said. "He did a great job".

"That play didn't lose the game, but it took away an opportunity to win", Rodgers said. As if his two rushes for six yards and one catch for two yards was enough to stay in the game over a player like Aaron Jones.

And yet, on a day where Gurley recorded at least 145 yards from scrimmage for the fifth time this season and tied the franchise record by scoring a touchdown in 11 consecutive regular-season games, it was a play he basically didn't make that shows just how special he is as a player and teammate. In the next three weeks, they play the New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks, and the Kansas City Chiefs and we should have a real good understanding how good this team actually is. "It's not all about talent or whatever". I came off frustrated about it, and I don't know if you guys have ever been so frustrated with something you walk into a room, you close a door, you scream, and then you walk back out and then you deal with your life and you move on.

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