Sean McVay: We won't risk Todd Gurley's playoff availability https://t.co/I9lKwAhlZT— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) December 19, 2018
Unfortunately, this means that Gurley could be unavailable for fantasy championship games, or at least on a pitch count of sorts. Considering a lot of the teams in the championships were probably dragged there by Gurley, this could be a rough blow to quite a few rosters.
It's a smart move from the Rams who want their All-Pro running back to be 100 percent come playoff time, it's just unfortunate that it happened during fantasy playoff time. C.J. Anderson and Malcolm Brown are backup options as handicaps, but obviously, they're not going to give you Gurley-level production.
Honestly, the best scenario is that Gurley's knee looks better come Sunday and McVay allows him to play. But if he's not healthy Gurley will be loudly absent from all fantasy championship rosters.
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