The cutbacks looked crisp, the bursts quick.
Rams running back Todd Gurley moved laterally to his right and left during a full-team workout this week, his running not restricted to a sideline and a straight line.
That was the situation during organized team activities last year, when Gurley, the 10th pick of the 2015 NFL draft, was recovering from knee surgery.
He went on to become a Pro Bowl pick and the league’s offensive rookie of the year, and he appears to be using OTAs, which continue Friday, to build upon that success.
“He’s doing everything to the point where you almost say, ‘Let’s back down a...