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Unlike rookie season, Jared Goff will get to break a sweat when the Rams face the 49ers

Unlike rookie season, Jared Goff will get to break a sweat when the Rams face the 49ers

The last time Rams quarterback Jared Goff was in Levi’s Stadium for an NFL game, he stood on the sideline wearing a sweatsuit.

The No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft, who grew up and played college football in the Bay Area, was inactive for the Rams’ opener against the San Francisco 49ers last season. The situation — and the television closeups — sent into overdrive speculation about the Rams’ decision to bet their future on Goff.

Asked this week about his mind-set during that game — a 28-0 Rams’ defeat — Goff declined to look back. He has done the same nearly every time he has been queried about the difference between his rookie season under former coach Jeff Fisher’s staff and...

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