Detroit Lions Jared Goff Pro Football Focus Ranking NFL Quarterback
New Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff has some work to do to convince Lions supporters and experts that he can succeed with his new team.
Despite his early career successes, the 26-year-old quarterback seems to continue to prove himself to a growing number of skeptics.
“I’m trying not to pay too much attention to media dialogue or anything like that, but sure there are some things that will chip a little on your shoulder,” Goff said during his latest media availability. “Not that I would say I feel forgotten, but there are some things I’ve done in this league that I feel pretty good about that I’d like to bring to the Lions.”
In a recent Pro Football Focus list of 32 active quarterbacks, Goff was ranked the 26th best quarterback in the NFL.
The ranking was based on rating each player at each game and reviewing several years of data to predict future performance.
“A fresh start amazes the players, especially in the quarterback position. It doesn’t hurt when you get a vote of confidence and your team takes Penei Sewell to protect you from some highly coveted first-round quarterbacks. It was the Rams. ” Third in the league for attempts to pass with game actions and fifth for attempts to pass on the screen. It is imperative that Lions help their QB and develop a criminal offense against what he is comfortable with, “explained NFL writer Bruce Gradkowski.” Goff has a top 5 pass mark for having a clean pocket There is rhythm and aiming for intermediate throws 10 to 19 meters behind. He fought more than 20-yard throws in the same scenario and got the 29th pass mark out of 36 qualified quarterbacks. “
Lions and General Manager Brad Holmes appeared to have given Goff a vote of confidence when they decided to pass on the quarterback selection in this year’s draft.
The organization appears to surround Goff with an elite offensive line while building depth with the recipient.
While Detroit’s new caller will likely find it difficult to get the ball into play again, an upgraded running game and passing game that suits his skill set should help Goff move up the leaderboard next season.
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