The Los Angeles Rams endured another miserable outing from Case Keenum on Sunday.
Keenum threw four interceptions in a 17-10 loss to the New York Giants in London.
The inadequate performance from the Rams QB has retired defensive back Charles Woodson calling for a change in Los Angeles.
“Today and the last couple of games kind of have been a setback for Case Keenum. He goes in there today over there in London and throws four interceptions. For me, I thought they should’ve put (Jared) Goff in a long time ago,” Woodson said on ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown. “I thought they should’ve allowed him to grow with this young team. Go in there and go through his growing pains as a young quarterback.”
The Rams selected Jared Goff with the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft. Despite the acclaim and status of being the top pick, the rookie quarterback has been riding the pine this season.
Sunday’s defeat dropped Los Angeles to 3-4 on the season and much of their troubles have been due to the ineptitude from the quarterback position. Through seven games Keenum’s thrown 10 interceptions to just eight touchdowns.
With the team falling below .500, Woodson believes it’s time to unleash Goff.
“It seems like right now their season is slipping away from them. Put him in the game. Give him a shot to play with this young team,” Woodson explained. “Put the guy in the game man. Let’s see if he can play, let’s see what he can do as a young player.”
Rams coach Jeff Fisher isn’t paying any mind to Woodson’s statements. Following Sunday’s loss Fisher proclaimed that Keenum is still the team’s starter. Although, the coach’s sentiments today could be perceived to minimize all the attention and expectations that comes from making a high-profile change.
Fisher and the Rams have a long flight back to LAX. With the long trip home and an upcoming bye week, the Rams have ample time to think about inserting Goff in at quarterback.