Rams to rent Mike LaFleur to be their offensive coordinator
Rams coach Sean McVay will rent Mike LaFleur as offensive coordinator, with the deal anticipated to be finalized this weekend, an individual with information of the scenario stated Friday.
LaFleur replaces Liam Coen, who left the Rams employees after one season to return to the publish of offensive coordinator and play caller on the College of Kentucky.
LaFleur, 36, was not retained because the New York Jets’ offensive coordinator after working below coach Robert Saleh for 2 seasons.
LaFleur’s brother, Inexperienced Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur, was the Rams’ offensive coordinator in McVay’s first season in 2017.
The Rams, winners of Tremendous Bowl LVI, completed 5-12 this season, the worst season-after efficiency by a champion in NFL historical past.
McVay is the play caller and defacto offensive coordinator for the Rams.
This season, the Rams ranked final within the NFL in whole offense and twenty seventh in passing, speeding and factors per sport.
The Jets ranked twenty fifth in whole offense, fifteenth in passing, twenty sixth in speeding and twenty ninth in scoring en path to a 7-10 end.
In selecting LaFleur, McVay handed over three members of the Rams employees — affiliate head coach Thomas Brown, senior offensive assistant Greg Olson and quarterbacks coach Zac Robinson. All three interviewed to change into offensive coordinator for the Chargers.
LaFleur started his NFL teaching profession in 2015 as an offensive assistant for the Atlanta Falcons. He was the San Francisco 49ers’ passing sport coordinator from 2017 to 2020.