Los Angeles Rams prolong contracts of coach Sean McVay, GM Les Snead by means of 2026

The Los Angeles Rams on Thursday have prolonged the contracts of head coach Sean McVay and basic supervisor Les Snead by means of the 2026 season.

McVay mentioned in early August that he had signed an extension, however the workforce was ready to make it official till Snead had signed.

The Rams, led by McVay and Snead, are coming off a Tremendous Bowl LVI victory and their second Tremendous Bowl look since McVay was employed in 2017. They open the NFL season in opposition to the Buffalo Payments on Thursday evening.

“As an organization we constantly strive to better ourselves every day. This requires selflessness, dedication and great leadership throughout,” Rams proprietor Stan Kroenke mentioned in an announcement. “Sean and Les personify this mindset. They have been crucial to many of our successes that transcend wins and losses. They epitomize the ‘We not me’ mantra that permeates the entire organization. Their extensions are well deserved.”

McVay, who was the youngest head coach in fashionable NFL historical past when he was employed by the Rams, has led Los Angeles to a 55-26 document in 5 seasons.

“As I have always said, the players, coaches and staff of the Rams, with tremendous support of ownership, are dedicated to achieving something bigger than themselves,” McVay mentioned in an announcement.

Snead joined the Rams as basic supervisor in 2012, and the franchise is 86-74-1 in his 10 seasons on the helm. In 2016, Snead moved up the draft board from the fifteenth choose to the primary general choose to take quarterback Jared Goff.

His current blockbuster trades concerned including quarterback Matthew Stafford in January 2021 and linebacker Von Miller in November 2021. He additionally signed broad receiver Odell Beckham Jr. mid-season, one other essential piece to the Rams’ playoff run and Tremendous Bowl victory.

Snead and the Rams’ entrance workplace have additionally given out a number of giant contract extensions this offseason, signing Stafford and broad receiver Cooper Kupp by means of the 2026 season and transforming defensive sort out Aaron Donald’s contract to make him the best paid non-quarterback within the NFL.

“We have been engineering a special team, organization and culture at the Rams, and we have been doing it with special people,” Snead mentioned in an announcement. “I look forward to continuing our mission and I’m especially appreciative of Stan for giving us the opportunity to do so.”

The Related Press contributed to this report.