Rams News: Offensive Game Plan Will Not Be Scaled Down For Jared Goff

On Tuesday morning the Los Angeles Rams announced that they have made a change at the quarterback position, as rookie top overall pick Jared Goff will be getting the start in Week 11 when they host the Miami Dolphins.

The move comes after a win this past Sunday against the New York Jets. Despite the win, quarterback Case Keenum and the Rams offense once again struggled, failing to score a touchdown for the third time in the first nine games this season.

With the Rams currently sitting at 4-5, they are turning their franchise over to Goff in the middle of a postseason race as the Rams are within striking distance of the NFC Wildcard spots.

While often times with a rookie under center offenses scale their playbook down to help out the rookie, according to Greg Beacham of the Associated Press, head coach Jeff Fisher said that won’t be the case for Goff and the Rams offense as he has had many weeks to learn the playbook:

Goff is confident that what he learned from watching Keenum the first nine weeks of the season has helped him prepare to be a starter:

Goff showed some signs of brilliance in his preseason reps, although he also had some rookie mistakes which led Fisher to believe he was not ready to be the starter out of Training Camp.

Goff will have his work cut out for him the rest of the season, as after this weekend against the Dolphins he faces three of the NFL’s top offenses in the New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons, before three divisional games to close out the season.