After winning the Super Bowl with veteran quarterback Matthew Stafford at center, the Los Angeles Rams were considered a force to be reckoned with for many years, with Sean McVay agreeing to come back and coach for a while.
Unfortunately, last season was a complete disaster for the Rams as they fell short of expectations and didn’t even make the playoffs, with many questioning whether this team could return as a legitimate Super Bowl title contender. .
With the Rams recently signing star cornerback Jalen Ramsey to the Miami Dolphins and veteran wide receiver Allen Robinson to the Pittsburgh Steelers, there has been a lot of talk of a possible rebuilding of the team rather than trying to compete going forward.
Recently on The Rich Eisen Show, Rams general manager Les Snead addressed rumors that the team is rebuilding and made it clear that the team does not intend to go down the route Stafford is taking. Is.
@RamsNFL GM Lace Snead
Don’t you dare say the “r” word around? #ramshouse Decision makers when it comes to the 2023 season:#NFL #NFLScheduleRelease pic.twitter.com/gBqqPHGBIq
— The Rich Eisen Show (@RichEisenShow) May 11, 2023
Of course, a general manager in the NFL would never admit that the rebuilding process has begun, even when all signs indicate that is the case with an offseason move.
That appears to be the case with Snead, as the team is going in with the view that they can be successful in 2023 and don’t want the narrative to be that they are rebuilding and got burned out by that notion.
However, the Rams are playing in a tough division in the NFC West and may find it difficult to compete with the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks, let alone the rest of the league.
It will be interesting to see what direction this team takes going forward and if the Rams still have what it takes to be a playoff team in the NFC.
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