Here’s a compilation of the NFL’s power rankings for the Los Angeles Rams (4-11) heading into their final game of the 2016 season.
Jared Goff is 0-6 as a starter this season. Johnny Manziel (2014) is the only first-round rookie QB to go winless with multiple starts since 1995. Goff looks to avoid that dubious distinction against the Cardinals in Week 17.
This has been a year fit for government conspiracies, so here’s one more: The Rams are no longer an NFL franchise but rather an undercover outfit ought to destroy America’s desire to watch football, one major city at a time. St. Louis has fallen. Los Angeles is next.
The league said it was going to put an NFL team in Los Angeles this season. Instead, it sent the Rams.
Calling Los Angeles’ offense bad would be an insult to bad offenses everywhere.
Remember: L.A. was facing the poster child for blown assignments in Week 16. But Todd Gurley managed only 67 rushing yards against the 49ers. Jared Goff never mounted a real drive—just two short ones set up by turnovers and a Tavon Austin speed reverse. He completed only 11 passes.
L.A.’s first season back home has been an unmitigated offensive disaster. It’ll all be over soon.
Looking forward: Losing to Arizona would secure L.A. a better draft pi…never mind.
Who will be the new coach is all that matters now. They don't have as much talent as some would make you think either.
Los Angeles hasn’t seen much development from Jared Goff, and now Rams coaches have seen some regression, too. That offensive-minded new head coach can’t come soon enough.
The latest example L.A. must hire an offensive-minded coach? Rams managed just 177 total yards on Saturday against San Francisco’s league worst D.