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Gurley bowls over Browns, continues impressive run

St. Louis Rams running back Todd Gurley is impressing more and more each week. He finished with 128 yards and his first two career touchdowns on 19 carries in Sunday's win.

He’s the first Rams rookie with that many rushing yards and multiple rushing touchdowns in a game since Eric Dickerson in 1983.

On Sunday, it was what Gurley did after being hit that was most impressive.

Gurley had 97 rushing yards after contact, the most for any player in a game this season. Gurley had a total of 99 rushing yards after contact in his first three games combined.

Gurley became the first Rams player to have three straight games with at least 100 rushing yards since Steven Jackson in 2011.

He has three straight games with at least 128 rushing yards, the first player to do that since Adrian Peterson in 2012.

Gurley has averaged 7.7, 5.3 and 6.7 yards per carry in these past three games against the Cardinals, Packers and Browns.

On Sunday, Gurley dominated on first down, rushing 12 times for 107 yards and both touchdowns. That’s been a pattern in each of the past three weeks. He rushed for 111 yards against the Cardinals and 118 against the Packers on his first-down runs.

He entered the week ranked second in the NFL in average yards per rush on first down (6.5), trailing only Ryan Mathews (6.9).