Sean McVay won the Super Bowl at Matthew Stafford last season, but Rams coaches lament certain aspects of the trade that sent Stafford to Los Angeles. increase.
McBay expressed regret about how he handled the situation in the quarterback at the time.
"What hurt me is that I don't want to be misunderstood about my gratitude and respect for Jared," McBay said"Open Mike" podcast.. "Is that a difficult decision? Yes. In terms of the clarity provided to him, have there been some things I could do better?"
2021 In January of the year, the Rams handed out a trio of Goff and Draft topics to Lions in a blockbuster deal that landed Stafford. In his first season to the west, Stafford led the Rams to the Super Bowl. Meanwhile, Goff was upset in Detroit when the Lions finished 3-13-1.
A few days before Rams bought Stafford, McBay and his upcoming quarterback were on vacation at the same resort in Cabo. A few days after each vacation, Stafford had a new home.
"Overall, the biggest thing I regret That doesn't mean we can sit down and look at (Goff) and tell us where we are and what we were trying to move forward, "McBay said.
"... If you try again, before going to Cabo, if Matthew Stafford is available, if other quarterbacks are available, we will be exploring. You will be with him. Sit down, look in his eyes, call him, and talk to him instead of setting up the meeting that was my intention when he returned from the Cabo. "
McBay said the deal was completed in 24-36 hours instead of the originally expected one-week period.
Four years under McBay, Goff 2 A professional bowler of the degree, he introduced the Rams to the Super Bowl in 2019.
"There were so many really good times that we were far away. The farther away I am, the more I would be grateful for the wonderful four years we spent together, "said McBay." ... and I wish I could handle (trade) well as his leader. "