Heading into the 2022 regular season, there were plenty of people who shouted from the rooftops that Jared Goff was an awful quarterback and that he would be the main reason why the Detroit Lions would once again finish with one of the worst records in the NFL. Now, there are still plenty of Goff haters out there, but those are the same people who would complain about him if the Lions got to a Super Bowl and lost 30-27 in overtime. Over the past month, Goff has balled out, and he may end up gaining some more believers after all.
How did Detroit Lions QB Jared Goff play in December?
The Lions went 3-1 in the month of December and a big reason why was the play of Goff.
As you can see below, statistically speaking, Goff was one of the best quarterbacks in the entire NFL for the month of December. Here are some of his statistical rankings for the month, via the Lions' public relations department.
– 1st in INTs (0)
– t-1st in 300-yd. games (3)
– 2nd in QB rating (109.3)
– 2nd in passing yds. (1,277)
– 2nd in passing 1st downs (68)
– t-3rd in 25+ yd. passes (9)
– t-4th in passing TDs (9)
– 5th in completions (106)
Plenty of people continue to throw shade at Goff, but, statistically speaking, he has been pretty darn solid.
Nation, do you think Goff, if surrounded by the right talent, including a solid defense, can help lead the Lions to a Super Bowl?