Why Won’t the Los Angeles Rams Give Jared Goff a Chance?

September 14, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Monday night in San Francisco, the Los Angeles Rams were shut out by a 49ers team that ranked 29th in the NFL on defense last season. They only mustered 185 total yards in the 28-0 loss, converting just three of 15 third downs. 
When something like that happens, you can hardly blame just one player. But by all reasonable measures, L.A.'s worst player was quarterback Case Keenum, who earned a team-worst Pro Football Focus grade of minus-3.6 in a comically bad performance. 
Keenum completed just 48.6 percent of his 35 passes for 130 yards. He threw two interceptions and was sacked twice, finishing with a 34.2 passer rating that made him by far the lowest-rated qualified passer of the week. 
After the game, however, Rams head coach Jeff Fisher told reporters Keenum would remain the team's starter, despite the fact L.A. has this year's No. 1 overall pick, Jared Goff, holding a tablet.
That has left a nation of sports fans puzzled, especially consider...

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