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Todd Gurley is unofficially retired

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

In an appearance on the NFL Network, free agent running back Todd Gurley said that he was done with football. He is unofficially retired.

While he says he’s retired, it does not appear like he has filed retirement paperwork with the league. Once he does, then he’ll be officially retired.

Todd Gurley in his last NFL game (Photo by Todd Gurley/Instagram)

“I don’t think there’s any question about that one,” Gurley said when asked about his recent Twitter activity where he thanked former running backs.

When host Andrew Siciliano asked the 2015 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year if “he’s done with football.” He responded, “Yeah, most definitely.”   

Gurley last played in the league in 2020. His final campaign came with the Atlanta Falcons.

His final season came near where he played college football in Athens, Georgia. He played for the Georgia Bulldogs.

In his final game, he had nine carries for 18 yards in a 44-27 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He also had one reception for 18 yards.

With the Falcons, he made 15 starts in 15 appearances. He had 195 carries for 678 yards and nine touchdowns.

Gurley also had 25 receptions for 164 yards.

The 10th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft appeared in 88 NFL games. He started 87 of those games.

The three-time Pro Bowler had 1,460 carries for 6,082 yards and 67 touchdowns.

He had a combined 30 rushing touchdowns during the 2017 and 2018 seasons.

The Baltimore, Maryland-born athlete had a career season in 2017. He had a career-high 1,305 rushing yards and 788 receiving yards with 19 combined touchdowns.

He was named the NFL Offensive Player of the Year at the NFL Awards before the Super Bowl.

He got to play in one Super Bowl in his career. He had 35 rushing yards in a 13-3 loss to the New England Patriots.

Gurley also had 243 receptions for 2,254 yards and 12 touchdowns.

He began his career with the St. Louis Rams. He relocated with the team when they became the Los Angeles Rams.

Gurley played for the team from 2015-2019. He played just one season with the Falcons.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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