With Matthew Stafford currently the second-oldest beginning quarterback in the NFL, the Rams require to be thinking of the future. The future opportunity might be Stetson Bennett.
The novice from Georgia, that’ll transform 26 in October, dealt with 7 drives on Saturday evening, in the Rams’ preseason opener versus the Chargers.
” I understand it’s a preseason video game, however it’s the very first NFL video game that you’re playing in,” Bennett informed press reporters You’re mosting likely to can be found in as well as be a little anxious, attempt to make a play when often plays aren’t there, however after that as [we] began a groove, we began calling plays as well as you begin to resolve in as soon as you obtain struck initially, truthfully, it’s much like whatever I’m shown, practically.”
His very first drive (after Brett Rypien dealt with 3 of them) lasted 16 plays, covering 75 backyards as well as finishing in a goal, on an 11-yard toss to fellow novice Puka Nacua.
For the evening, Bennett finished 17 of 29 masquerade 191 backyards as well as a goal. He had no interceptions. He might have had 2, however the protectors really did not make the catch.
” I assumed there were some boneheaded plays that I made,” Bennett claimed. “I assumed there were some excellent plays that I made. I assumed we recuperated a couple of times from some shed yardage plays. I assumed we did respectable on 3rd downs, really did not transform the sphere over, although I attempted to a couple of times, so reached clean up that up a little, however I assumed it was okay. It’s tough to claim without viewing the tape.”
He does not require to see the tape to understand he almost had a set of choices. What does he assume after those plays take place?
” I simply do not consider it,” Bennett claimed. “‘ Thanks for not capturing that,’ as well as we’re onto the following one currently.”
He commended the offending line for offering him time to overlook the area.
” I bear in mind particularly on the goal pass, it resembled it simply all opened as well as I might see Puka actual excellent as well as assumed I had time all evening,” Bennett claimed. “The majority of the moment I entered problem got on play phonies. They had large D-ends as well as they’re showing up as well as not actually appreciating the run, which we gashed them a couple of times there, however on the whole, I assumed we played actually well up …