When the Detroit Lions take to the field for their season finale, it looks like they will be led by their starting quarterback.
After missing the last two games, quarterback Jared Goff is likely to start the final game of the season against Green Bay, according to head coach Dan Campbell, according to head coach Dan Campbell.
Goff missed the Week 16 game against Atlanta as a substitute/COVID-19 and sat out Week 17 against Seattle with a knee injury.
However, he started within days of Sunday’s game and is on track to start.
“I would say it can happen,” Campbell said. “He got back to rhythm on Wednesday, I think (Thursday) he looks even better and we hope he continues to improve today. So I think we’ll see Goff this weekend.”
Goff spoke to Detroit reporters Wednesday and expressed his desire to not only play, but to end the season strong with a win over NFC’s strongest team.
“I think especially against the team we’re playing with, Green Bay, who know what they’re going to do with their starters,” Goff said. “But in all respects, they are the top team in the league right now and if we can play a good game and win it, it will be quite special to end the season that way and that.” is how we’re looking at it. ”
In the first game between Green Bay and Detroit, Goff was 26 for 36 for 246 yards, two touchdowns and one interception.
If Goff encounters defeat, it will be a substitute for Tim Boyle waiting on the flanks to start the third game in a row.
GOFF SHARES CAMPBELL’S MEMORY
In his most recent media appearance, Goff shared his favorite memory of his first year head coach.
The California production provided insight into his trainer’s demeanor and attitude when things didn’t go well to kick off the new year for the Lions.
“I think it’s just his stability in the midst of how poorly things are going, especially the way he settles on a daily basis and the way he presents as a person every day and without wavering. any from him,” Goff said. “That seeped into the rest of the coaching staff. Then, ultimately, that flows to the players and leaders on the team. We need that this year. He’s still the same every day and saying the right things, doing the right things. I thought he did a great job.”
Campbell sometimes criticized Goff, including calling him out during a post-match press conference following the loss to Cincinnati in Week 6. However, the two maintained what appeared to be a good relationship. , shared a hug after the Lions took their first win over Minnesota in Week 13.
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