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Jared Goff

Jared Goff

Quarterback #16
ADP:Round: 11, Pick: 6
Team: Los Angeles Rams
Ht / Wt:6'4" / 215 lb.
College:California
Age:26
Born:October 14, 1994
Drafted:2016 / Rd. 1 (1)
Draft Team:LA

Jared Goff: Throws a pair of touchdowns

Goff completed 23 of 33 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns in Monday night's 24-10 win over the Bears.

Analysis: Goff bounced back from a rough Week 6 outing, throwing two touchdowns for the third straight game in the process. His first came off a cleverly schemed play to Josh Reynolds for four yards in the first quarter, then Goff connected with tight end Gerald Everett from 12 yards to take a commanding lead in the third. With his team back in the win column and his season total at 12 touchdown passes versus just four interceptions, Goff will now look forward to Sunday's game in Miami.

October 26, 2020 9:19 PM EST

Jared Goff: Completes just 50 percent of passes

Goff completed 19 of 38 pass attempts for 198 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's 24-16 loss to San Francisco.

Analysis: The 49ers were without its top two edge rushers and two starting corners, but Goff was unable to take advantage of the opportunity and turned in a dud on national television. The usually-accurate quarterback (entered Sunday's contest with a 72 percent completion rate) was not sacked and didn't face too many pressures from blitzes, so it appeared that he simply did not bring his A-game in what looked to be a soft matchup. Goff had been reliable up until this point, so this may end up being one of his worst performances of the year. His fantasy owners are hoping this is just an isolated incident as a far-more ferocious Bears defense comes to Los Angeles for Monday Night Football in Week 7.

October 18, 2020 11:36 PM EST

Jared Goff: Eclipses 300 yards in win

Goff completed 21 of 30 passes for 309 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in the Rams' 30-10 win over the Washington Football Team on Sunday. He also netted zero yards on three carries and committed a fumble that was recovered by the offense.

Analysis: Goff distributed the wealth nicely among seven different pass catchers, showing his greatest rapport with Gerald Everett, Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp. The fifth-year quarterback now has a pair of 300-yard efforts in his last three games despite not putting up more than 32 attempts in any contest, and he's thrown for under 267 yards just once over the first five contests. Goff will look to carry over the momentum into a tough Week 6 road divisional battle against the 49ers.

October 11, 2020 1:52 PM EST

Jared Goff: Modest numbers in win

Goff completed 25 of 32 passes for 2000 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 17-9 win over the Giants.

Analysis: The Rams' offense couldn't get much going in this one, but Aaron Donald and the Rams' defense made sure they didn't need to. Goff now has a 6:2 TD:INT and has completed better than 70 percent of his passes in three straight heading into a Week 5 clash with a Washington defense that's allowed multiple passing TDs in three of four games so far this season.

October 4, 2020 5:23 PM EST

Jared Goff: Second half comeback not enough

Goff completed 23 of 32 passes for 321 yards, two touchdowns, a two-point conversion and an interception in Sunday's 35-32 loss to Buffalo. He also rushed twice for four yards and a touchdown.

Analysis: Goff struggled in the first half, throwing for just 94 yards and an interception en route to a 21-3 deficit. He turned it on after Buffalo stretched its lead to 28-3 in the third quarter, scoring on a one-yard keeper before hitting Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp for touchdowns of 25 and 16 yards, respectively. The latter was followed by a two-point conversion to Tyler Higbee, and the Rams pulled ahead 32-28 when Darrell Henderson capped a fourth consecutive touchdown drive with a one-yard run. Unfortunately for Los Angeles, the Bills responded with a game-winning touchdown drive of their own, but Goff will carry plenty of momentum into a Week 4 home date with the win-less Giants.

September 27, 2020 2:22 PM EST

Jared Goff: Tosses three TDs

Goff completed 20 of 27 pass attempts for 267 yards and three touchdowns, adding seven carries for 13 yards in the Rams' 37-19 win over the Eagles on Sunday.

Analysis: Despite throwing only 27 times, Goff was highly efficient and tossed three touchdowns (all to Tyler Higbee) with no turnovers in the comfortable victory. Through two games, Goff has totaled just 58 pass attempts after leading the NFL with 626 attempts in 2019. Instead, the Rams have opted for a more run-heavy approach, putting the ball in Goff's hands less. He's still got some streaming appeal in favorable matchups, but he's not a weekly must-start option due to the lack of volume and focus on the ground game.

September 20, 2020 1:31 PM EST

Jared Goff: 275 yards with no TDs

Goff completed 20 of 31 pass attempts for 275 yards, no touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's 20-17 win over Dallas.

Analysis: Goff turned in a solid performance (64.5 completion percentage, 8.9 YPA) against an elite pass rush, but the lack of touchdowns hurt his overall performance from a fantasy perspective. The 25-year-old had a career-worst 22:16 TD:INT ratio last season while throwing for 4,638 yards. If Goff can get closer to the 30.0 touchdown and 9.5 interception averages from his first two years as a starter then he would become a top-10 fantasy arm again after a down year in 2019. Up next is a road matchup against the Eagles on Sunday.

September 14, 2020 1:54 AM EST

Jared Goff: Chemistry continues with TEs

Goff connected with tight ends Tyler Higee and Gerald Everett consistently during Wednesday's practice, Jordan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: The Rams leaned on 12 personnel late in the 2019 campaign, and Goff finished the season with 1643 passing yards and 11 touchdowns over the final five games, so it's encouraging to see Los Angeles continuing to utilize its athletic tight ends. Higbee's late-season breakout last year has been well documented, and Everett caught a touchdown pass from Goff during red-zone drills Wednesday -- the pair could quickly prove to be reliable options for the 26-year-old quarterback again in 2020. Additionally, It's easy to forget that Goff's entering just his fourth full season as a starter, and his pricey contract often fogs over his serviceable fantasy production the past three years.

August 20, 2020 7:26 AM EST

Jared Goff: Restructures deal

Goff agreed Friday to restructure his contract with the Rams by converting approximately $8.8 million of his $10 million base salary into future bonuses, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: The restructuring is expected to save the Rams $7 million against the salary cap while having no impact on Goff's overall compensation, so it's a win-win move for both sides. The savings should come in handy for Los Angeles as it looks to potentially extend the likes of Jalen Ramsey and Cooper Kupp, who are both entering the final years of their rookie deals.

April 26, 2020 1:17 PM EST

Jared Goff: Loses skill talent this offseason

Goff will be working without running back Todd Gurley and wide receiver Brandin Cooks in 2020, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: The Rams released Gurley, who eventually signed with the Falcons, and traded Cooks to the Texans this offseason. Out of the backfield, Malcolm Brown and Darrell Henderson (ankle) figure to serve as 1A and 1B in some order. Meanwhile, barring another transaction this offseason, Cooper Kupp, Robert Woods and Josh Reynolds will be the team's WR trio, while Tyler Higbee and Gerald Everett handle TE duties. Goff himself has put up at least 4,600 yards both of the past two seasons while compiling a 54:28 TD:INT during that stretch. No matter how the skill positions look in the fall, Goff figures to succeed in an offense put together by coach Sean McVay.

April 15, 2020 3:41 PM EST

Jared Goff: Three TD passes to wrap up 9-7 year

Goff completed 29 of 45 pass attempts for 319 yards and three touchdowns during Sunday's 31-24 win against the Cardinals.

Analysis: The 2016 No. 1 overall draft choice struggled with giveaways as his 22:16 TD:INT paled in comparison to the 32:12 mark he established last season, but Goff still proved capable of exceeding 4,600 passing yards for a second consecutive campaign. Though sitting home during the postseason is undeniably a disappointment result for the reigning NFC champions, Los Angeles still managed to finish as a winning team for a third straight year, while Goff's record as a starter under coach Sean McVay grew to 35-16 in the wake of a miserable 0-7 rookie campaign under Jeff Fisher. With McVay still in place and a cast of explosive playmakers at his disposal, Goff seems poised for another solid year in 2020. The main concern would be Los Angeles' offensive line, as the Rams' front ranked second best in the NFL with just 1.4 sacks surrendered per game, but has contracts expiring for starters Andrew Whitworth and Austin Blythe over the upcoming offseason.

December 29, 2019 6:37 PM EST

Jared Goff: Eclipses 300-yard mark in loss

Goff completed 27 of 46 passes for 323 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in the Rams' 34-31 loss to the 49ers on Saturday. He also rushed four times for 12 yards

Analysis: Goff and the Rams gave everything they had in an effort to stave off elimination from the playoffs, but despite a strong performance from the fourth-year quarterback, Los Angeles ultimately came up short. Goff connected with Brandin Cooks and Cooper Kupp from 10 and 22 yards out in the first and third quarters, respectively, for his pair of passing scores, and he also spearheaded an eight-play, 41-yard drive late in the fourth quarter that included clutch completions to Cooks and Tyler Higbee and culminated in a Greg Zuerlein game-tying 52-yard field goal. While the Rams' defense ultimately failed to prevent the 49ers' game-winning march, Goff's fantasy managers certainly benefited from his fifth 300-yard effort of the season. Now officially eliminated from the postseason a year after serving as the NFC representative in the Super Bowl, Goff and the Rams will nevertheless try to close out the season on a positive note against the Cardinals in Week 17.

December 21, 2019 8:47 PM EST

Jared Goff: Go to go Saturday

Goff (thumb) doesn't have a designation for Saturday's contest in San Francisco, Cameron DaSilva of USA Today reports.

Analysis: The Rams added Goff to the injury report Wednesday with a bruised thumb on his throwing hand, but the quarterback handled every rep placed on front of him in the last two practices of Week 16 prep. With Gerald Everett (knee) back in the fold for the first time since Week 12, Goff will have his full allotment of weapons available against a 49ers defense that has given up a 12:1 TD:INT to quarterbacks over the last six games.

December 19, 2019 2:37 PM EST

Jared Goff: Dealing with bruised thumb

Goff, who is tending to a bruise on his right thumb, practiced in full Wednesday, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Considering the bruise is on Goff's throwing hand, it's notable for the impact it may play on the Rams' passing attack. Having said that, Thiry noted Goff didn't seem to be affected by the issue during the part of Wednesday's session open to the media. In the end, Goff didn't have any limitations and will have his entire array of weapons Saturday at San Francisco after tight end Gerald Everett (knee) was able to log a full practice Wednesday.

December 18, 2019 5:22 PM EST

Jared Goff: Salvages day in garbage time

Goff completed 33 of 51 passes for 284 yards and two touchdowns with one interception in Sunday's 44-21 loss to the Cowboys.

Analysis: The quarterback was frankly awful to begin the game, consistently under or overthrowing his targets as the Rams fell into a 28-7 hole heading into halftime, but Goff was able to pile up some yards and an extra TD in the fourth quarter when the game was out of reach. He also banged his thumb off a helmet in the second quarter and appeared to be in some pain, but he stayed in the game and the issue didn't seem to make his accuracy any worse. Goff has tossed multiple TDs in three straight games and now sits only four yards shy of his second straight 4,000-yard campaign, but with the team all but eliminated from the postseason with this loss, personal milestones and the chance to play spoiler will be all he has to play for in next Saturday's road clash with the 49ers.

December 15, 2019 6:07 PM EST

Jared Goff: Middling performance in victory

Goff completed 22 of 31 pass attempts for 293 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in Sunday's 28-12 win over Seattle.

Analysis: The two interceptions look bad on paper, but Goff was actually on the mark with most of his passes in this crucial NFC West battle. The 25-year-old completed 70-plus percent of his pass attempts for the third consecutive week, but his 4:4 TD:INT ratio over that span is a microcosm of his poor 15:14 season mark. Goff is on pace to reach the 4,000-yard plateau for the second consecutive year, but barring an astronomical finish to the year, the signal caller will fall well short of the 31.5 touchdown average he posted over the past two campaigns. The inconsistent Goff won't be a sexy play against Dallas' above-average pass defense in Week 15.

December 8, 2019 10:34 PM EST

Jared Goff: Turns in vintage performance

Goff completed 32 of his 43 pass attempts for 424 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in the team's Week 13 win over the Cardinals.

Analysis: The Rams prioritized getting Goff on track early, as he had 31 pass attempts and 323 passing yards through the first two quarters. Though his volume was limited thereafter due to game context, Goff put together his most accurate performance of the season, completing 74 percent of his passes while averaging 9.9 yards per attempt. He also posted his first multi-touchdown game since Week 8 against Cincinnati. Though this was a positive matchup that Goff should have capitalized on, he should be in position to put together another positive performance in Week 14 against Seattle.

December 1, 2019 6:09 PM EST

Jared Goff: Lousy in blowout loss

Goff completed 26 of 37 passes for 212 yards and two interceptions in Monday night's 45-6 loss to the Ravens.

Analysis: Goff saw his team fall behind by 14 points early, and although that demanded he pass the ball more often, he could hardly make anything happen. That came despite starting wideouts Brandin Cooks and Robert Woods both returning to the fold, and top target Cooper Kupp actually hurt Goff by dropping a pass that was then intercepted on his final attempt of the night. With another pick thrown to former teammate Marcus Peters earlier, Goff now sports five interceptions versus zero touchdowns over his last three games. That horrible stretch puts his stock at a low ahead of Week 13's trip to play the Cardinals.

November 25, 2019 9:26 PM EST

Jared Goff: Does little in victory

Goff completed 11 of 18 pass attempts for 173 yards with no touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's 17-7 win over the Bears.

Analysis: Sunday's primetime matchup featured two teams committed to running the ball to quash the opposition's pass rush, and while the Rams were far more successful in achieving that goal, it led to an unsavory fantasy line for Goff. The 25-year-old has really struggled since coming out of the bye week, completing just 55.9 percent of his passes with no touchdowns and three picks over a two-game span. In Goff's defense, the Steelers and Rams are two of the tougher teams to throw on this season, and he should have a far easier go of things against a Ravens defense on Monday Night Football that ranks in the bottom third of the league in terms of limiting opposing quarterbacks.

November 17, 2019 10:42 PM EST

Jared Goff: Worst passing performance of career

Goff completed 13 of 24 pass attempts for 78 yards and lost a fumble during Sunday's 20-7 loss to the 49ers.

Analysis: Goff struggled mightily against a ferocious San Francisco defense, completing 54 percent of his passes while averaging an abysmal 3.3 yards per attempt. He was unfortunate to be credited with a fumble on a botched exchange with one of his running backs, but he endured a miserable performance regardless. This was especially surprising given that he totaled 913 passing yards over the previous two games combined, making him a bounce-back candidate for next week's more favorable matchup in Atlanta.

October 13, 2019 5:00 PM EST

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