Rams Have to Roll the Dice and Start Jared Goff Week 1 No Matter What

June 19, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Prior to the 2016 NFL draft, the Los Angeles Rams took a huge risk, mortgaging the team's future by dealing a package of picks (including first-rounders in both 2016 and 2017) to the Tennessee Titans for the rights to the No. 1 overall selection.
With that pick, the Rams took Cal quarterback Jared Goff, hopeful the 6'4", 215-pounder would lead the team in its move back to the left coast.
But things aren't going according to plan, with reports circulating that Goff is "nowhere near being ready to start," per NFL Network's Steve Wyche (via Kevin Patra of NFL.com), and that journeyman Case Keenum might open the season under center against the San Francisco 49ers on Sept. 12.
Well, the Rams had better get Goff ready. Be prepared to make another gamble. Because unless Goff is injured, he isn't just the team's quarterback of the future.
He needs to be its quarterback of the present, too.
As Patra wrote, Wyche raised alarm bells that Goff...

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