Cooper Kupp bursts out as Jared Goff's top target against the Vikings

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Last night during the Thursday Night Football game, we were treated to an absolute offensive show between the Minnesota Vikings and Los Angeles Rams game. "If we put it all together, we can beat any team there is". Last weekend, Gurley summed up many players' feelings about Thursday football: "It's the dumbest thing ever".

Following a bad performance last weekend, Kirk Cousins came out on the opening drive to march the Vikings down the field with a 14-play drive that lasted just over seven minutes and resulted in a 16-yard touchdown to Aldrick Robinson to give Minnesota an early 7-0 lead.

"It's a reflection of the way our players are playing, but ultimately the truest measurement of performance is that consistency, and we've got to consistently do it", McVay added. Minnesota's effort was futile against Rams quarterback Jared Goff, who completed 26 of 33 passes for 465 yards and five touchdowns and had a ideal passer rating of 158.3. It was an impressive showing from both Kirk Cousins and Jared Goff as both quarterbacks led drive after drive down the field, producing points for their respective squads. I mean did you hear his comments about how hard it is to find a good pass rusher?

While Goff has made obvious strides in confidence and decision-making from his strong sophomore season, his effort isn't the only upgrade on an offense that already made a stunning transformation back in McVay's first year. Over the past three games, they've given up an average of 24 points in first halves. It's just a very odd one. Just this offseason, they've given nearly $90 million guaranteed to star defensive tackle Aaron Donald, traded for receiver Brandin Cooks and reset the running back market by re-signing Todd Gurley.

Cousins: 95-of-139 (68.3%), 965 yards, seven touchdowns, two interceptions. A short while later, Minnesota's defense forced a quick three-and-out after a four-yard run followed by an incompletion to Gurley put them in a third and long situation in which Woods only gained six yards on the the play. Woods' 31-yard touchdown found Barr trailing another receiver in coverage yet again. But on first-and-10 at the Minnesota 48-yard line, Cousins lost a fumble when stripped by John Franklin-Myers and L.A.'s Ndamukong Suh recovered at the Vikings' 44 with 1:18 remaining.

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Goff first connected with running back Todd Gurley late in the first quarter to tie the score at 7-7, and then tossed another three in the second quarter, including two to wide receiver Cooper Kupp and another to Brandin Cooks.

The Rams improved to 4-0 and now own the best record in the NFL.

Robert Woods: 19 receptions, 222 receiving yards, 11.7 yds/rec, two touchdowns. They do have 7 sacks, but outside of that, opposing teams have been having moving up field at will.

It's not often you can be overshadowed throwing for 255 yards and two touchdowns in a half, but Jared Goff had one of the best halves you'll see a quarterback have.

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