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Gurley Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Posted Dec 27, 2017

After a tremendous performance against the Titans, RB Todd Gurley has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week. It's the first time in franchise history a player has received the honor in back-to-back weeks.

After another tremendous performance against the Titans, running back Todd Gurley has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for the second week in a row.

It’s the first time in franchise history that a player has the received the honor in consecutive weeks. Gurley is also the first running back to win the award in back-to-back weeks since it began in 1984.

Gurley had 276 yards from scrimmage and a pair of touchdowns in Sunday’s 27-23 victory over Tennessee — the third-most yards from scrimmage in a single game in franchise history. The running back dazzled everyone with his 80-yard touchdown on a screen pass, a play that came in a critical situation in the first half.

The running back also became only the third player in NFL history to have at least 100 yards rushing and 150 yards receiving in a single game — the first since 1986.

With Sunday’s performance, Gurley now leads the league in yards from scrimmage (2,093), total touchdowns (19), yards rushing (1,305), and rushing touchdowns (13).

This is the third time Gurley has won NFC Offensive Player of the Week this season, having also received the honor after Week 15 and Week 4.