May 27, 2024

Sean McVay, head coach of the Los Angeles Rams, expressed his confidence in Raheem Morris, the new head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, emphasizing Morris’s capabilities and the quality of his coaching staff. Morris, who previously served as the Rams’ defensive coordinator for three years, brought along seven assistants from Los Angeles to Atlanta, where he assumes the head coaching role vacated by Arthur Smith.

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McVay has consistently praised Morris for his leadership, strategic acumen, and ability to adapt during games, underscoring his belief that Morris is primed for success in Atlanta. He spoke highly of their close personal relationship and expressed excitement to see Morris excel in his new position.

Under McVay’s leadership, the Rams have seen numerous assistants depart for head coaching positions, a testament to the talent within the coaching staff. Many of these former Rams coaches, including Zac Robinson and Jimmy Lake, now hold key roles in Morris’s staff in Atlanta. McVay commended Morris for assembling a deep and talented coaching team, highlighting the elevation of careers for individuals like Robinson and Lake.

The exchange of coaching personnel between the Rams and Falcons wasn’t a one-sided affair. Dave Ragone, formerly Atlanta’s offensive coordinator, joined the Rams as quarterbacks coach. McVay spoke highly of Ragone’s qualities and his decision to join the Rams, citing factors such as intelligence, playing experience, and rapport with players.

Overall, McVay expressed confidence in Morris’s ability to lead the Falcons and praised the collaborative efforts between the two organizations in shaping their coaching staffs.

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