Power Ranking Detroit Lions Opponents: Running Back

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May 1, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Rams first round draft pick Todd Gurley poses for a photo after a press conference at Rams Park. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

51. . Running Back. Gerogia. Todd Gurley. 12. player

Todd Gurley is this low on the list for two reasons. First is the obvious, he’s a rookie. It’s hard to power rank  guy that has never played a down in the NFL. I Do believe that Todd Gurley was the best college running back and the most NFL ready out of the bunch. But can he stay healthy?

Right before the NFL draft I interviewed Dr. Stewart of Shoreline Orthopedic about how ACL injuries affect NFL players. The re-injury rate is a bit astounding. I can’t help but think that Gurley will get hurt again.

Until he proves otherwise, he’s going to rank low on any of my lists.

Next: Reggie Bush