Casey Keenum

Jared Goff's long, strange year, and Rams' dismal season, come to an end Sunday

Jared Goff's long, strange year, and Rams' dismal season, come to an end Sunday

It’s been a long but fast year for Jared Goff.

The Rams’ rookie quarterback led California to a bowl game victory on Dec. 29, 2015, immediately jumped into the NFL pre-draft evaluation process, attended the scouting combine, was selected No. 1 overall in the draft, participated in Rams rookie camp, organized-team activities and training camp and then worked to stay prepared through nine games before starting the last six.

All without much, if any, real break.

Goff’s 12-month whirlwind, punctuated by organizational tumult, ends Sunday when the Rams play the Arizona Cardinals at the Coliseum.

The Rams are 4-11. They have lost 10 of their last 11...

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