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NFL world blasts Detroit Lions’ Jared Goff for miserable first-half performance

NFL: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears
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Jared Goff and the Detroit Lions figured they might be able to get their first win of the season against the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Chicago was starting rookie first-round pick Justin Fields under center after he put up two net passing yards in his starting debut last week. As for Detroit, the team has played competitive football under first-year head coach Dan Campbell.

At least initially, Goff and the Lions looked to be completely out of their element on the road at Soldier Field. This included the recently-acquired quarterback losing two fumbles in the first half alone.

How bad was it for Jared Goff? We’re talking about Detroit’s version of the butt fumble.

Later in the first half, Goff lost another fumble with the Lions driving.

Detroit had three first and goal-to-go situations in the first half and didn’t come away with a single point.

Statistically, Goff has been pretty good thus far this season. The former No. 1 pick entered Week 4 having completed 70% of his passes for 801 yards with five touchdowns against two interceptions. However, he also lost two fumbles in the first three games.

NFL world blasts Jared Goff for miserable first half