He could end up being the league’s MVP. For now, running back Todd Gurley is his team’s MVP. The Rams have announced that Gurley, a third-year running back who has rebounded from a sophomore slump to generate more than 2,000 yards from scrimmage, has been named the franchise’s most valuable player for the 2017 season. Gurley has a career-high 1,305 rushing yards and a whopping 788 receiving yards; in two prior seasons combined, he had only 515. He also has 19 total touchdowns on the year.