Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald and running back Todd Gurley are both among the top 10 in the NFL's annual list of the top 100 players for 2018.
NFL Media announced the members of the top 10 on Thursday morning, listing them only in alphabetical order. The full rankings will be revealed on Monday during an NFL Network two-hour special beginning at 5 p.m. PT.
Donald played in only 14 games in 2017, but was still named the AP Defensive Player of the Year after recording 11.0 sacks, 16 tackles for loss, 27 quarterback hits, five forced fumbles, and a fumble recovery. The Pitt product's fourth season continued a run of dominance to begin his career, as he's now registered 39.0 sacks since 2014. He's made the Pro Bowl in all four years and has been named a first-team All-Pro each season since 2015. This is Donald's fourth career appearance on the Top 100, but his first time landing in the top 10.
As is well known, Gurley had a tremendous bounce-back season in 2017, finishing with a league-leading 2,093 yards from scrimmage, 19 total touchdowns, and 13 rushing touchdowns. He also finished second with 1,305 yards rushing and led L.A. with 64 receptions en route to winning his first AP Offensive Player of the Year award. Gurley was also named a first-team All-Pro for the first time in his career. It's Gurley's second appearance on the top 100 and also his first time in the top 10.
With this reveal, Los Angeles has seven total players on the top 100 list: left tackle Andrew Whitworth (No. 87), cornerback Marcus Peters (No. 79), defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (No. 61), cornerback Aqib Talib (No. 53), quarterback Jared Goff (No. 38), Donald, and Gurley.