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Daily Dose: Gurley, Donald Up for Best NFL Player Award at 2018 ESPYs

This offseason, will be taking a look around the internet for the top Rams headlines of the day. Here's a look at what's out there for Thursday, June 21st about your Los Angeles Rams:

Gurley and Donald Up For ESPY's Best NFL Player Award

The nominees for the 2018 ESPY Awards have officially been announced. The annual award show recognizes individual and team athletic achievements, along with some of the top sports performances of the past year.

But before the ESPYs officially air on Wednesday, July 18, sports fans across the U.S. will have the opportunity to cast their votes across the show's more than 30 different categories — including the award for "Best NFL Player" which features two current Rams players running back Todd Gurley and defensive tackle Aaron Donald.

Gurley finished 2017 as the AP Offensive Player of the Year, recording a career-high 2,093 yards from scrimmage and 19 touchdowns. As the AP Defensive Player of the Year, Donald was also a dominant force last season — leading the Rams with 11.0 sacks and 41 total tackles.

Polls are open for voting on

— Tom Brady, New England Patriots
— Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams

— Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
— Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams

NFL Offseason Rewind: Best Moves, Looming Questions for all 32

The NFL wrapped up its offseason last week, and the league is officially on vacation until training camp opens at the end of July. With the offseason behind us, ESPN's team of NFL Nation reporters is looking back and giving each franchise a status report, while predicting the biggest question for each club going into camp.

Los Angeles Rams — Above Average

"Determining who will be ready to start at outside and inside linebacker. The Rams traded veteran outside linebacker Robert Quinn and inside linebacker Alec Ogletree. Samson Ebukam, a second-year pro, practiced in place of Quinn and Cory Littleton, a former undrafted free agent, in place of Ogletree. Coach Sean McVay said both were among standouts throughout the offseason program. But training camp, and padded practices, will better determine if both are capable of filling big roles. Read more."

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