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Gurley and Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald became the first pair of teammates to win Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year in the same season since the Ravens' Ray Lewis and Jamal Lewis achieved the feat in 2003. 

The 2016 season was a slog for Gurley, as he mustered 3.2 yards per carry,212 yards from scrimmage and six touchdowns under Jeff Fisher. , 1

However, the arrival of Sean McVay reinvigorated Gurley and transformed him into the NFL's most dangerous weapon. 

Not only did Gurley rattle off 4.7 yards per carry while rushing for a career-high 1, but McVay started to take advantage of his running back's strong hands and funneled a whopping 87 targets his way. ,305 yards

By season's end, Gurley had racked up a team-high 64 receptions for 788 yards and six scores. 

"[He] certainly is a special player," McVay told reporters in December, per the Los Angeles Daily News' Rich Hammond. "With Todd's success,Authentic Julius Thomas Jersey, just based on the production and what he has meant to our team.", that is a reflection of our offensive unit,Authentic Laremy Tunsil Jersey, but I think it's a great honor for him. I think he certainly has put himself into legitimate (MVP) conversations with that

McVay took over a 4-12 club that had gone backward under Jeff Fisher in consecutive seasons and seemingly overnight turned it into an 11-5 juggernaut that won the the NFC West and boasted two of the NFL's more improved players, never mind the NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

The Rams offense, finished first while more than doubling the 2016 unit's output. The offensive savant's work with 2016 No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff and 2015 Offensive Rookie of the Year Todd Gurley — who on Saturday night was named Offensive Player of the Year — was sensational.,Authentic Xavien Howard Jersey, one year after ranking dead last in total points

Goff nearly raised his completion percentage by eight full points (from 54.6 to 62.1) and passer rating by 40 (from 63.6 to 100.5). Gurley, rebounded under McVay by leading the NFL in yards from scrimmage and touchdowns.,Authentic Kenyan Drake Jersey, who managed just 3.2 yards per carry in a massively disappointing sophomore campaign

But McVay also showed the wisdom upon his hiring to bring on defensive coordinator Wade Phillips and retain special teams coordinator John Fassel, which McVay called plays for while delegating with confidence to his experienced assistants., each of whom ran units that were nearly as explosive as the offense

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In a 10-minute chat at his locker in the team’s training facility, Wentz revealed that he tore not just the anterior cruciate ligament, in his left knee. But he said the second tear will not delay his recovery., but also the lateral collateral ligament

“The [rehab] progression is the same,’’ he said. “It’s gone great so far. I 100 percent feel I’ll be back better than ever, and with no looking back.’’, stronger than ever

Despite losing Wentz, the resilient Eagles have managed to advance to the Super Bowl for the first time in 13 years., who had thrown an NFL-high 33 touchdown passes and was a leading candidate for MVP at the time of his injury

Wentz’s replacement, has a 122.1 passer rating in the Eagles’ two playoff wins over Atlanta and Minnesota. He completed 26 of 33 passes for 352 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday’s 38-7 win over the Vikings., Nick Foles

“It’s tough to not be out there, and I couldn’t be happier for Nick.,’’ Wentz said. “But I love watching these guys

Wentz ran the ball only 64 times in 13 games. But he had 26 rushing first downs,Womens Julius Thomas Jersey, behind only Cam Newton., which were the second most among NFL quarterbacks at the time of his injury

Despite what happened,Womens Laremy Tunsil Jersey, either., Wentz said he is not going to change the way he plays. That doesn’t mean he’s going to be reckless. But he’s not going chain himself to the pocket

“I am who I am,’’ he said. “Injuries happen. Injuries aren’t going to change me. Guys talk about protecting yourself. We’ve debated and talked about that all season long.

“That will continue to grow and develop. But as far as playing aggressive and being the player that I am,Womens Xavien Howard Jersey, I won’t change.’’

Wentz said he still isn’t sure how the injury happened. There has been some speculation that it might have happened before he dived into the end zone and was hit by two Rams defenders.

“It’s hard to know,’’ he said. “I wish I knew. It happened so fast. All I remember is getting up and knowing it didn’t feel right in there.’’

“It was tough,Womens Kenyan Drake Jersey,’’ he said. “Obviously I knew the season was over for me personally. But I had to fight those feelings of self-pity for that day. I got through that pretty quick. My teammates, and my faith in the Lord got me through. It’s been great.’’, friends and fans

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He’s been on the sideline for both of the playoff wins. Hoisted the NFC championship trophy with Foles Sunday after beating the Vikings. He’ll be on the team charter Monday when the Eagles fly to Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII

He attends practices and many of the team and positional meetings and watches film with Foles and the Eagles’ other quarterback, Nate Sudfeld.

“I’m trying to be involved as much as I can,Womens DeVante Parker Jersey, I have to do my own rehab and workouts as well. I’m not there for everything.,’’ Wentz said. “Obviously

“I’m just trying to do what Nick and Nate did for me all season. Just help them, be with them in the film room. Say what I see as well.

“But Nick’s done a great job. He’s really taken the leadership role. I’m just trying to help support him as best I can.’’

Wentz said he’s proud of not only the job Foles has done as his replacement but also the way the entire team continued to move forward after his injury.

Safety Malcolm Jenkins, addressed the team in the visitor’s locker room at the LA Coliseum immediately after the Rams game., one of the team’s leaders