Last season, the Cardinals pretty much kept Gurley in check. He had 33 carries for just 73-yards in two games against them last season. He did have his best receiving days in 2016 against the Cardinals with nine receptions for 86-yards.
Gurley rushed for 885-yards last season along with six rushing touchdowns. Given his talent and speed however, he is always a threat to beat you.
He fared better against the Cardinals in his rookie season in 2015. In his first-ever game against the Cardinals in October 2015, he carried the ball 19 times for 146-yards, including a 52-yard burst.
Now going into his third NFL season, many are expecting Gurley to start figuring it out on a more consistent basis. As long as he stays healthy, he will be a huge part of the Rams offense for years to come.
With second-year quarterback Jared Goff behind center, the offense will still spend a lot of time relying on Gurley to get the job done on many Sunday’s. The Cardinals will have to spend a great deal of time focusing on stopping him.