Todd Gurley on sacrificing TD for Rams win: 'Forget fantasy'

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Even though it was closer than expected, the Los Angeles Rams were able to come through when it mattered the most on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers during their 29-27 win to improve to 8-0 on the season.

After the game, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Montgomery was specifically instructed to take a knee in the end zone. Before the MVP could get the ball, Montgomery took the ball out of the end zone on the kickoff and fumbled, essentially giving the Rams the win. Instead, he remained on the sideline and watched Rams running back Todd Gurley seal the game with a 17-yard carry on a third-and-10. "He yelled, 'Take a f-ing knee!' He was very, very mad".

"I don't recall seeing a young man, particularly a rookie, play at that level", McCarthy said. Montgomery fumbled and the Rams recovered the ball with a little less than two minutes left to play.

"If Gurley goes in there", a Caesars Palace sportsbook manager said, per ESPN, "we lose a ton of teasers, get middled on the game, and the over crushes us. Had I not told him, he might have done it on his own anyways", quarterback Jared Goff said, nothing how smart Gurley is as a player.

Here's one player's take, as he suggests Montgomery had an ax to grind.

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"I'll tell you what: The people who said that, it's unfortunate that they said that", Williams said. "I mean, it's '12"!

Montgomery's decision to ignore the coach's instructions could be connected to how he felt about getting taken out of Green Bay's previous series, according to one of the players who spoke to Silver.

"We talk about being brothers", Montgomery said, per the Press-Gazette. "I think we all realize with the management of the clock and where we wanted to be there, we wanted to be north of the two minutes with one timeout". I've been playing for a long time and I've been in situations that he has.

The Packers must put the loss behind them as they get ready for the New England Patriots Sunday night, November 4 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. It's football. There's always plays in games that you reflect on.

Gurley made it clear that he doesn't give a damn about any of that, though.

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