Rams Extend McVay, Snead Through 2026

Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead and head coach Sean McVay
Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead and head coach Sean McVay
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NFL Week 1 - With the 2022 NFL season set to kick off tonight and the Rams ready to defend their title, Los Angeles has officially locked in the brain trust behind the operation. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Los Angeles Rams have officially extended head coach Sean McVay and general manager Les Snead through the 2026 season.

 

"Thrilled Sean & Les will keep pushing us to new heights over the next 5 years," Rams chief operating officer Kevin Demoff said via Twitter. "Grateful to Stan Kroenke for his relentless pursuit in building championship organizations. These extensions are reflections of not only this duo's terrific work but all of our amazing coaches & staff."

Snead and McVay have been together in Los Angeles since 2017, leading the Rams to four division titles, two NFC Championships and a Super Bowl LVI ring over the five-year period.

As head coach, McVay has led the Rams to a 55-26 regular season, never once seeing a losing record over his tenure. Since taking over, the Rams have three top-five finishes in total DVOA, never finishing worse than 12th.

Snead famously embraced the "F--- them picks" team-building model, famously emblazoned on his Super Bowl parade shirt, to build a Super Bowl-winning roster with a star-studded cast. His strategy of shipping off first-round picks helped the Rams land the likes of Matthew Stafford, Jalen Ramsey, and Von Miller, key cogs in the team's pursuit of Super Bowl LVI and beyond. 

The extension should also be a comfort to Rams fans, as their offseason was plagued with rumblings of McVay's potential retirement. With a long-term deal now in place, rumors of McVay's departure can hopefully be silenced in the short term. 

Comments

2 comments, Last at 10 Sep 2022, 7:15pm

#1 by ImNewAroundThe… // Sep 08, 2022 - 11:41pm

L + can't cover.

Allen Robinson? Yeah UFA is overpay hell. 

Points: 0

#2 by Raiderfan // Sep 10, 2022 - 7:15pm

Now that they have all this money, maybe at least one of them can buy a razor.

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