St. Louis Rams rookie running back Todd Gurley will make his NFL debut Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
St. Louis Rams rookie running back Todd Gurley will make his NFL debut Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, reports Chris Mortensen of ESPN.
Gurley has not seen game action since suffering a torn ACL while playing for Georgia last November. He was listed as questionable by the team on Friday, and head coach Jeff Fisher said that he would be a game-time decision.
Last Sunday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that the Rams have always targeted Week 3 as the ideal time for Gurley's debut.
Gurley has been splitting first-team reps with Tre Mason—who has missed Week 1 with a harmstring issue and struggled last week—in practice this week.
The Rams took Gurley with the 10th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, despite the obvious injury concerns. He rushed for 3285 yards and 42 touchdowns in 30 games played at Georgia.
Wide receiver Tavon Austin leads the team in rushing with just 57 yards on eight attempts.