Daily Dose: Gurley Nominated for Art Rooney Award

Each weekday, theRams.com 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 Wednesday, November 14th about your Los Angeles Rams.

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GURLEY NOMINATED FOR ART ROONEY AWARD

Running back Todd Gurley has been selected as the Rams nominee for the Art Rooney Award.

According to NFL.com, the award is presented each year to a player who best demonstrates the qualities of on-field sportsmanship, including fair play, respect for the game and opponents, and integrity in competition, with the winner receiving a $25,000 donation from the NFL Foundation to a charity of his choice.

The list will be narrowed to four players per conference before current players vote for a winner. Players cannot vote for their teammate.

The Art Rooney Award winner is announced during the NFL Honors show in February.

To view the full NFL.com article and all nominees, click here.

MOST IMPROVED

Bleacher Report's Maurice Moton picked a most-improved player for each NFL team on Monday. For the Rams, Moton picked linebacker Cory Littleton, who stepped into a starting role in L.A.'s defense in 2018 as the mic'd linebacker.

Here's what Moton had to say about Littleton:

As a full-time starter, Littleton has crushed totals from his first two years combined, notching 59 solo tackles, three sacks, nine pass breakups and an interception, but that's not all.

The Washington product provides a significant lift to the special teams unit, as he's blocked four punts in two years. Littleton's efforts beyond the defense haven't gone unnoticed, per ESPN.com's Lindsey Thiry: "Cory has elite get-off," head coach Sean McVay said of Littleton's punt-blocking prowess. "He's just got a great feel for it. Certain players have a knack for certain things, and I think we've seen Cory consistently show up."

Apparently, the Rams just need to put Littleton on the field for instant impact. He's one of the most improved players this year.

To view the entire article, click here.

RAMS SIT COURTSIDE

A handful of Rams took in last night's Nuggets-Rockets game from courtside at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

Quarterback Jared Goff, running back Todd Gurley, defensive tackle Michael Brockers, and cornerbacks Marcus Peters and Aqib Talib joined Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller at the game.

The Rams will continue their week of practice in Colorado Springs despite Monday's game being moved to L.A.

FANTASY MATCHUP

ESPN's NFL Insider Field Yates tweeted a list of where members of the Rams and Chiefs sit in the fantasy football position ranks ahead of Monday's game.

Kickoff is set for 5:15 p.m. PST at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles.

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