Micah Kiser

From Machado love to Ravens rooms, Rams bring a Maryland flavor to preseason game

From Machado love to Ravens rooms, Rams bring a Maryland flavor to preseason game

Running back Todd Gurley forgot about the humidity.

A Baltimore native, Gurley had to endure sweltering, sticky summers growing up, just like any Marylander. Since he’s been a Los Angeles Ram, he’s relished the reliably dry heat of his new home. But his two seasons in the city left him unprepared for the predictable early-August weather of Owings Mills.

“I didn’t know it was so bad here,” the star running back said Tuesday afternoon, after the second of two joint practices with the Ravens. “That’s what happens — you forget. You try to forget.”

Gurley is one of a handful of Marylanders on the Rams’ roster, adding a little local flavor to both sidelines of Thursday’s...

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