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Rams announce hiring of 3 new coordinators on McVay’s staff

Monday, February 10th, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams have hired Denver outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley as their new defensive coordinator. The Rams also announced the hirings of offensive coordinator Kevin O'Connell and special teams coordinator John Bonamego on Monday. The three key members of Sean McVay's coaching staff will be formally introduced Wednesday, nearly a month after Staley got the job.

Rams announce hiring of 3 new coordinators on McVay’s staff

Monday, February 10th, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams have hired Denver outside linebackers coach Brandon Staley as their new defensive coordinator. The Rams also announced the hirings of offensive coordinator Kevin O'Connell and special teams coordinator John Bonamego on Monday. The three key members of Sean McVay's coaching staff will be formally introduced Wednesday, nearly a month after Staley got the job.

Veteran safety Eric Weddle announces retirement from Rams, NFL

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

After 13 seasons, three teams and six Pro Bowls, Eric Weddle is calling it quits. The veteran NFL safety who most recently played for the Los Angeles Rams announced his retirement Thursday on Twitter. Weddle's legacy, ugly split in San Diego Weddle was one of the league's most dependable and effective safeties during his career, which he played mostly with the San Diego Chargers.

Josh McDaniels’ preferred offensive coordinator, Kevin O’Connell, takes a different job

Friday, January 10th, 2020

On Friday night, the Los Angeles Rams made the move to hire Kevin O'Connell as their next offensive coordinator. O'Connell spent the 2019 season as the Washington Redskins offensive coordinator and will now work under Sean McVay. O'Connell, 38, was a former New England Patriots third-round draft pick in 2008 but spent just one season as a backup quarterback with the team before bouncing around the NFL.

Rams lose special teams coordinator John Fassel to Cowboys

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Special teams coordinator John Fassel is leaving the Los Angeles Rams for the same job with the Dallas Cowboys. The Rams announced the decision of their former interim head coach Wednesday on Twitter. Fassel is the second coordinator to leave Sean McVay's staff this week.

Rams lose special teams coordinator John Fassel to Cowboys

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Special teams coordinator John Fassel is leaving the Los Angeles Rams for the same job with the Dallas Cowboys. The Rams announced the decision of their former interim head coach Wednesday on Twitter. Fassel is the second coordinator to leave Sean McVay's staff this week.

Rams tackle Andrew Whitworth posts pre-, post-surgery photos to instagram

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Los Angeles Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth posted a handful of images to his instagram stories feed on Tuesday reflecting a post-season surgery on his right leg. Whitworth posted a short video, captured by Rich Hammond of TheAthletic.com, from the hospital with a caption of “Let's get it!” before the procedure and a follow-up shot of his right leg propped up after returning home. Whitworth has missed just two games to injury over his last 11 seasons and only nine games in total over his 14 seasons in the NFL.

Phillips out as Rams defensive coordinator

Monday, January 6th, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams will be on the hunt for a new defensive coordinator after informing Wade Phillips his contract will not be renewed. Phillips joined head coach Sean McVay's staff in 2017 and helped them win the NFC West and reach the playoffs in that season. The Rams reached Super Bowl LIII at the end of the 2018 campaign, but lost 13-3 to the New England Patriots despite a stellar effort from Phillips' defense.

Rams parting ways with defensive coordinator Wade Phillips

Monday, January 6th, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams had a disappointing post-Super Bowl season, and that has inevitably led to a coaching shakeup. Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times reported that defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will not be retained for next season, which Phillips confirmed on his own Twitter account. Phillips, 72, joined the Rams in 2017 as part of head coach Sean McVay's staff.

2019 AP NFL All-Pro team rosters and voting

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

The Associated Press 2019 NFL All-Pro team selected by a national panel of 50 media members: OFFENSE Quarterback - Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Running Back - Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Flex - Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Tight End - George Kittle, San Francisco Wide Receivers - Michael Thomas, New Orleans; DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Left Tackle - Ronnie Stanley, Baltimore Right Tackle - Ryan Ramczyk, New Orleans Left Guard - Quenton Nelson, Indianapolis Right Guard - Zack Martin, Dallas Center - Jason Kelce, Philadelphia DEFENSE Edge Rushers - Chandler Jones, Arizona; T.J. Watt, Pittsburgh Interior Linemen - Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams; Cam Heyward, Pittsburgh Linebackers - Bobby Wagner, S...