Fans chant for Jared Goff as the LA Rams lose their fourth straight game


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Rams’ number one overall pick Jared Goff has yet to see any playing time despite his team losing four straight games.

Ramon Alvarado , Sci. & Tech. Editor

The Los Angeles Rams faced the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at the Los Angeles Coliseum in their eighth game of the season. The famous sunny California weather provided the perfect setting for the two offenses to put some points on the board, but the Rams made Sunday’s game another defensive battle. In the end, the Panthers were able to hold off the Rams for a narrow 13-10 victory.

With Sunday’s loss, the Rams have fallen to 3-5 on the season and have lost four straight games. They had a promising start to the season, winning three of their first four contests, so fans were fine with the play of Case Keenum. The fans have shifted from that stance since those first four games, however.

The Rams had the ball on the Panthers side of the field, down 7-0, in the third quarter of Sunday’s game when they faced a huge third down. Keenum threw a pass that was nowhere near his intended target and the Rams ended up getting nothing out of the drive.

After poor play in the first three quarters of the game, the fans decided that they had seen enough and started to chant “We want Goff!” Jared Goff, that is. The number one overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft that has yet to get any playing time in Los Angeles.

Fans of Los Angeles’ football team have been wondering when they will get a chance to see what their rookie could do. The Eagles’ Carson Wentz and the Cowboys’ Dak Prescott are two rookie quarterbacks that have started every game for their teams and have played very, very well. This has made Rams’ fans skeptical of the team’s decision to take Goff over Wentz in the draft.

Having lost four straight games with Keenum playing very underwhelming, the Rams’ fans are now running out of patience.

“Goff must really be terrible,” said Rams’ fan Armando Velasco after Sunday’s game, “If Keenum is playing this bad and the Rams still won’t put him in.”

With half of the season gone, Rams’ fans, and fans of the NFL in general, are wondering if they’ll get a chance to see Goff play this year at all. If the Rams continue their poor play, Goff will have to get playing time eventually. Just how soon that time comes remains to be seen.