Goff has 465 yards, 5 TDs, propels Rams past Vikings, 38-31

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Goff has led the Rams to a 3-0 start for the first time since 2001, and the offense has scored 30-plus points in all three games. The AFC West is looking more and more like the Chiefs to lose, and if something doesn't change soon Philip Rivers could be looking at another statistically good year wasted in a mediocre record. Goff's four TD passes were the most in a first half by a Rams quarterback since Kurt Warner did it in 1999.

Goff threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to Robert Woods on the ensuing possession. McVay's current and former prize pupils put on a show at the Coliseum, but Goff finished 26 of 33 with a flawless 158.3 quarterback rating. That's not to say that Goff's group can't get it done, just right now, I'd go with the trust factor, and that's Minnesota for me. "But that's what happens when you've got good players".

"We made some mistakes".

Perhaps a bit of false humility there-Goff sounded like a game manager, but he certainly didn't play like one. Over the past three games, they've given up an average of 24 points in first halves. Cooper Kupp caught nine passes for 162, including touchdowns of 70 and 19 yards. It's just a very odd one. "It was similar to what we've gotten before", Zimmer said on a conference call with reporters on Friday.

Stefon Diggs: 16 receptions, 188 receiving yards, 11.8 yds/rec, three touchdowns. And no one's spending more money in 2018 than the Chicago Bears and Los Angeles Rams, who together have combined to dish out nearly half a billion dollars in guaranteed contracts, according to ESPN's Lindsey Thiry and Jeremy Willis.

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Throughout the game, the LA offense rotated formations, route concepts, shifts and motions to keep the defense on its toes and Goff was able to make almost every throw which was required of him.

"I told him don't come back in the locker room unless he had 100 yards", running back Todd Gurley said about Kupp. More troubling for Minnesota is Mike Zimmer's defense. "I thought Jared threw that with great touch and trajectory right there". "It's nearly like you're throwing it away and Cooper did a great job saving them a little bit of room, and Jared put it in about a six-inch box that he could only fit it into". Not the one-on-one situation you want, and Minnesota's safeties were otherwise occupied.

So far, Goff has completed 71 of 101 passes for 941 yards and six touchdowns with two interceptions. Especially when you have the aforementioned Anthony Barr trying to cover Woods on a deep seam throw out of a four-verticals concept.

The Rams improved to 4-0 and now own the best record in the NFL. The team to beat them will have to disturb and then outscore a juggernaut. But thanks to the hiring of Sean McVay that resulted in the offense immediately making the necessary adjustments to get on the right track, Goff and the Rams have quickly become one of the most risky offensive units in all of football.

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