Jared Goff is the speak of Detroit today and that type of adoration is new to him, despite the fact that he has performed in a Tremendous Bowl earlier than.
Goff reacted to video of Detroit Red Wings fans chanting his name throughout Thursday’s sport and was clearly flattered. On Friday, he admitted that he had by no means skilled something like this earlier than throughout his time with the Los Angeles Rams and cherished taking part in in a metropolis that “cares a lot.”
“It was fairly cool,” Goff stated, via Jared Ramsey of the Detroit Free Press. “(It’s) fairly enjoyable to be part of a metropolis that cares a lot.
“(It) was not like this, no,” Goff added of his time with the Rams. “It is a little completely different, clearly the circumstances of all of it type of feeds into that, however these followers are unbelievable.”
That is much less a shot at Rams followers than it’s reward for Lions followers, who’re driving the excessive of their workforce’s first NFC Championship look since 1991. With a win on Sunday on the San Francisco 49ers, the workforce can attain the Tremendous Bowl for the primary time in franchise historical past.
Goff was seen as a bridge quarterback when the Lions acquired him within the Matthew Stafford commerce in 2021. Now he’s the toast of Detroit and he figures to get paid in a big way pretty quickly.