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Todd Gurley's Having A Disastrous Start To The NFC Championship

Todd Gurley runs the ball for the Rams.

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 27: Todd Gurley #30 of the Los Angeles Rams carries the ball against the Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

There is still plenty of time for him to turn things around, but Todd Gurley is off to a brutal start in the NFC Championship Game.

On the Rams' first drive of the game, Gurley let a Jared Goff pass go through his fingers into the waiting arms of New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis. The turnover gave the Saints the ball in LA territory and led to a field goal.

Then, on a third-and-6 deep in New Orleans territory, Gurley dropped another pass. Had he caught it, he likely would have had a first down. Instead, the Rams settled for a field goal.

Making matters worse, Gurley has been held to -2 yards rushing. Late-season pickup C.J. Anderson has looked better thus far today.

In fact, the FOX cameras just showed Gurley standing on the sideline as Anderson came out with the offense for a key series midway through the second quarter.

The Rams currently trail the Saints 13-3. They've survived the initial punch from the home team but need to find the end zone to get themselves firmly back in the game.

You can watch the action on FOX. The winner will play the Patriots or Saints in the Super Bowl.