General Manager Les Snead and head coach Sean McVeigh have agreed to a contract extension, keeping two of the Rams’ key captains with the club until the 2026 season.
“As an organization, we continually strive to improve ourselves every single day. This requires selflessness, dedication, and great leadership throughout,” said E. Stanley Kroenke, owner/chairman of Ramez, in a press release from the team. “Sean and Les embody this mindset. They have been critical to many of our successes beyond gains and losses. They epitomize the ‘we are not me’ mantra that permeates the entire organization. Their extensions are well deserved. We look forward to more exciting seasons at SoFi Stadium as Sean and Les continue to Play meaningful roles within the organization and throughout society.”
Working together since 2017, the Snead and McVay partnership has helped Los Angeles win Super Bowl LVI and reach two Super Bowls overall, while also capturing two NFC Championships, four NFC West titles and a 55-26 regular-season record over the course of the season. the past five years. The Rams have finished with a winning record in every year of the Snead-McVay era so far.
McVeigh is the second fastest coach in franchise history to reach 50 wins. He also became the youngest coach to win a Super Bowl at the age of 36 (2021), the youngest coach to lead his team to a Super Bowl at age 31 (2018), and the youngest coach to win the AP Coach of the Year award at age 31 (2018).
Meanwhile, under Snead, the Rams made 70 deals and selected 96 players in the NFL draft, with five of them receiving All-Pro awards, including linebacker Aaron Donald and wide receiver Cooper Kupp. The five All-Pro Picks are the second most drafted All-Pro picks since 2012.
The Rams has maintained that success with a first-round no-selection since 2016, though the results of this aggressive approach spoke for themselves with notable acquisitions by defensive back Galen Ramsey, and later Matthew Stafford quarterback, Odell Beckham Jr. . and outside quarterback Von Miller, culminating in the Rams winning their first Los Angeles Super Bowl in franchise history.
Of course, the local players found by Snead and the Rams’ scouting division also contributed to this success, with the likes of safety and seventh-round pick, Nick Scott, former undecided free agent and Kendall Blanton court finish, fourth-round pick and tight end Bryssen Hopkins, seventh-round player and quarterback. Linebacker Travin Howard, they all contributed to last season’s Super Bowl-winning campaign.
The Rams offense has long been among the most productive in the NFL under McVeigh, most recently ranking ninth in yardage and eighth in scoring during the 2021 regular season. The Rams was the NFL’s No. 1 veteran in McVeigh’s first season in 2017, Then No. 2 offense and No. 2 offense record in 2018. In the first season of the 17-game NFL era, quarterback Matthew Stafford scored a franchise record with 4,886 passing yards and tied Kurt Warner’s franchise record for one season with 41 passing touchdowns, signs that were Good for third and second in a row in the NFL last season.