Jared Goff, the Rams quarterback was injured at the at the Seattle NFC West match on Thursday night. The match was against Seahawks. Rams have lost the match at 24-3. The injury has been quite serious and he was out of the match due to this. It all happened during the fourth quarter of the match. The nasty blow came from Richard Sherman who is the cornerback of the Seahawks team. Since the hit was quite serious, he was put to the concussion protocol of the NFL. It was better not to take any chances with his injury.
Goff did not want to leave the match
When the collision took place, Goff had tried to remain on the ground and continue playing. It was thought better not to take any risks. The concussion identifier present at the booth was summoned. He evaluated the injury of Goff and thought it better to take him off from the field. Goff was reluctant to leave the game initially. He was taken off the field and into the locker enclosure. A thorough check-up was conducted after this. The specialist did not take any chances. He was referred to the concussion protocol. The announcement of Goff being taken for the concussion protocol came later from Rams.
The blow came in the fourth quarter
The roughness in the match was noticed during the fourth quarter of the match. During the moment, Goff was scrambling downfield and was well a gainer of 14 yards. That was after which the injury blow came from the Seahawks defender. It was a tough blow that has now sidelined him. He is undergoing the concussion protocol as a measure of not taking any chances. It is unsure whether he will be available for the next match of Rams. Goff is considered to have a great potential as a quarterback player. If he remains absent for the match, it will be a big blow to Rams.
Replaced could not do much
After Goff had gone off the field, Case Keenum entered as a replacement. He could complete one of the three passes for four yards. Before leaving the game, Jared Goff could complete 13 out of the 25 passes which were for a distance of 135 yards. When Goof exited the game, the score was 24-3 in favor of the Seahawks. This was the score that remained until the end of the game.