of Los Angeles Rams are between Adjusting the set of positions By Sean McVay’s coaching staff. That to-do list got a little shorter as the club hired Mike Lafleur to be its next offensive coordinator. The team announced on Friday. LaFleur was seen as the favorite to land the gig after he and he left. New York Jets He decided to split earlier this season, and Anderson reported on Thursday that he has the “inside line” for the game he finally secured.

When McVay was considering his own future in the NFL before deciding to stay on as LA’s head coach, the Rams looked to former offensive coordinator Liam Coyne. Return to the University of Kentucky To be his OC after one season in the NFL. Coyne was hired by the Rams after Kevin O’Connell accepted the head coaching job Minnesota Vikings Last season.

In the year In the 2022 campaign, the Rams were hurt on both sides of the ball, but especially on offense as both quarterback Matthew Stafford and wide receiver Cooper Kupp were ultimately shut down for the year. Partly because of those injuries, Los Angeles’ offense has struggled, ranking 23rd in the NFL in DVOA and last in the league in total yards per game (280.5).

They want to change that with LaFleur, who they know because of their relationship with McVay 49 Coach Kyle Shanahan. In the year LaFleur worked his way up the coaching ladder under Shanahan before becoming the Jets’ offensive coordinator in 2021. Brownies, Hawk And the 49ers. He was the passing game coordinator in San Francisco with New York before jumping to OC. McVay worked under Shanahan from 2010 to 2013 while in Washington.

With the Jets, LaFleur hasn’t had spectacular success on the offensive side of the ball. In the year In 2021, the club ranked 31st in both points and total yards, but showed much improvement in 2022, 25th in total yards and 31st in passing yards. A lot of that was due to not making enough plays at the quarterback position, especially during New York’s final three weeks of the season when the team was held to just five points per game.

Despite those struggles on offense, LaFleur and the Jets agreed to part ways so OC could pursue other opportunities around the league. Now, he’s got his next chance in Los Angeles.

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