Los Angeles Rams encouraged by Jared Goff's National Football League debut

Los Angeles Rams’ quarterback Jared Goff takes a snap in the rain during the Rams’ 14-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins at the L.A. Coliseum in Los Angeles Calif. on Sunday

The Los Angeles Rams lost to the Miami Dolphins and Jared Goff did not score a touchdown.

After Goff led the Rams down the field for a 46-yard field goal in the final seconds of the third quarter, Los Angeles led 10-0 and seemed fully in control of the game.

The winning points came on Tannehill's nine-yard TD strike to receiver DeVante Parker in the end zone, inches from the right sideline, with 36 seconds left.

But a Rams defense that had dominated almost all of the game could not prevent the Dolphins from scoring two touchdowns in the final four minutes. Goff will have a stern test against Miami, which benefited from four fourth-quarter interceptions in Sunday's 31-24 victory over San Diego to extend its winning streak to four in a row for the first time since 2008.

"I thought Todd played really hard", said Rams coach Jeff Fisher. "At the end with six minutes left, we just couldn't put it away". "We were terrinle on offense before that".

Tannehill completed all five of his passes on the final drive for 53 yards, with Parker making a sprawling 9-yard reception to wrap a week spent in California with two wins.

The Rams were under the guidance of rookie quarterback Jared Goff, the No. 1 pick of the draft, in his season debut. When considering Goff only completed 17 of 30 passes for 134 yards, it's easy to understand why Los Angeles fell short against Miami for their sixth loss of the season as the team only scored 10 points all game. "We're obviously disappointed with the result there at the end and how things turned out". "After everything that went into this.to let things slip away in the last six minutes is really disappointing". Parker had eight catches for 79 yards, and Jay Ajayi rushed for 77 yards.

"We have an undying belief in each other", Tannehill said, later adding, "The feeling the entire game was, 'We're going to get it going, ' and we finally did".

Catching the ball on the 5 yard line, Landry was stopped by the Rams defense but Landry kept churning and that allowed his offensive line to get to him and start pushing the Rams back.

Paying close attention to the progress of the game, it was clear that the Los Angeles Rams had quite a few missed opportunities which gave the Dolphins more than enough room to get the job done and take full advantage of the Rams' missteps.

Goff showed a quick release on a rash of throws and wasn't afraid to make decisions.

The feeling is Fisher will get to keep his job as Rams head coach, but something dramatic needs to be done around Goff if he's going to have any chance to succeed.

Fisher now has 162 career losses, tied with Tom Landry for second-most in National Football League history.

New starting center Anthony Steen, left tackle Sam Young and left guard Kraig Urbik are "those guys". Wentz then went 5 of 14 for 25 yards and two interceptions during the rest of the second and the third quarter.

"I closed my eyes and went for the ride", Landry said.

"I think, early on, it had to do with the weather", Goff said.

Dolphins (6-4): Miami will return to South Beach where they will host the lowly San Francisco 49ers in Week 12.

Goff said getting in and out of the huddle and not having any delay of games was a positive, but something he'd like to improve on is to be cleaner on his reads when the Rams hit the road to face the New Orleans Saints next week.



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