Antonio Brown drew criticism for live streaming coach Mike Tomlin’s post-game talk from the locker room after the Steelers beat the Chiefs Sunday night.
McVay has the goods, and he has the buzz, too. He’s the rising talent to put Cheap Jerseys China Paypal in front of the brighter lights. Sure, Kroenke could have probably rolled out enough Brinks trunks to make Jon Gruden leave ESPN at some point. But instead he did better: Try to develop his own version.
McVay started his star turn as a Gruden protege. He has the pedigree of NFC West success from his grandfather John (who helped oversee five 49ers Super Bowls in San Francisco’s front office from 1980-99). He has the looks and charm to be the true face of the franchise, much higher on the marquee than either Goff or Gurley.
When NFL teams go on a coaching search, they often end up with the polar opposite of what they just had. In Jeff Fisher, the Rams had a throwback defensive mind who was losing touch. In McVay, they get the best of both worlds: a fine young offensive play-caller who can appreciate the old school.
Going for Gruden at this point would have been getting later-career De Niro getting Cheap Jerseys Direct McVay gives the Rams a shot at DiCaprio, right before his prime.
Don’t be fooled: Looking the part played a big part in moving on from Fisher. The difference is, McVay brings the chops, too.
The Rams were thrust into the NFL’s biggest stage before they played their first game back in LA as the team that ended up headlining the 2016 draft and starring on Hard Knocks. But that was acting. Once the real cameras came on, there was no action: just a box-office bomb.
Kroenke is in the business of show business. For his Rams’ move to be considered a smashing success, the team has to either win or entertain. McVay’s hire gives them a real chance at both.