This offseason, 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 Friday, June 29th about your Los Angeles Rams:
Gurley Ranked Top 5 Playmakers of 2018
NFL Network's James Jones ranked his Top 5 playmakers heading into the 2018 season with Todd Gurley coming in at No. 5.
4. Deshaun Watson
3. Le'Veon Bell
2. Aaron Rodgers
1. Russell Wilson
Kupp, Woods and Cooks Ranked Among Top Receivers by Rating vs. Press and Off-Man Coverage
PFF takes a look at WR ratings based on success against press and off-man coverage.
Cooper Kupp had the third-highest rating against press coverage behind Ted Ginn Jr. and Doug Baldwin:
"Kupp caught 18-of-23 targets for 320 yards against press coverage, posting a WR rating of 147.7 and recording a catch rate of 78.3 percent, both of which ranked third among receivers with at least 10 targets."
Robert Woods and Brandin Cooks came in at third and fifth, respectively, against off-man coverage:
"Woods took advantage of defenders giving him a cushion at the line of scrimmage in 2017, as he gained 608 receiving yards on 44 receptions against off coverage. He averaged 2.43 yards per route run against off-man coverage, ranking sixth among receivers with at least 20 targets and generated a WR Rating of 134.3, ranking third among receivers."
"Cooks thrived against off-man coverage, as he ended the season with 41 catches on 61 targets for 739 yards. He also ranked fifth among receivers with an average of 17.9 yards per reception against off-man coverage."