Falcons a favorite to land Todd Gurley

Article by Antwon "Smitty" Smith

The Atlanta Falcons have started of the 2020 with a bang by making a move for Hayden Hurst, but now that may be able to upgrade another position? Running back! All-Pro running but was released by the Rams and he's looking for a new home and the Falcons have a need after releasing Devonta Freeman a couple of days prior to the new league year. Freeman battled knee injuries and concussions the last three seasons and his production dropped as well.

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Gurley a former 1st round pick of the Rams, signed a 4-year/$57 million dollar deal in 2018, but concerns with injuries cut his days short in Hollywood. He has scored the most total touchdowns (70) from scrimmage in the league since being drafted in 2015, which makes for an interesting storyline.

Check out this video and I'll give you some reasons why the Falcons should take a leap of faith and sign the former Georgia Bulldog.

Gurley stats w/Rams

1,265 carries

5,404 rushing yards

58 rushing TD

218 receptions

2,090 receiving yards

12 receiving TD

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