The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers are in the Super Bowl. In fact, the Niners in the Super Bowl mean that three of the four general managers of NFC West have now built a team for the Super Bowl: John lynch in San Francisco, John Schneider in Seattle and Les Snead with the Rams. Fourth, Steve Keim, helped the Cardinals advance to an NFC Championship game. It also makes 5 of the last 8 NFC title winners to come out of NFC West. And Arizona should be better next season.
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LA Rams’ new DC defense Brandon Staley baffled McVay, so he hired him – Ramblin fan
When it comes to The LA Rams’ choice to hire a new defensive coordinator, the old adage comes to mind: “If you can’t beat them, join them.” But in the case of hiring Denver Broncos OLB coach Brandon Staley, it’s more about “If you can’t beat them, hire them.” And that is what he did. So far we’ve discussed the what, so let’s now focus on the impact of the decision and what we think it will mean for the LA Rams defense.
2020 LA Rams UDFAs May Mean Future Impact Players – Ramblin fan
The LA Rams are trying to find the best players in the 2020 NFL Draft, although they only have six screened picks and no picks on day one. But not all NFL stars are selected on day one of the NFL Draft. In fact, some stars are not selected in an NFL draft at all.
Sean McVay drops part of Rams offense and grows as head coach – ESPN
“Our inconsistency as a team ended up hurting us,” McVay said after the Rams knocked out of the playoffs in Week 16. “We saw what we were capable of when things were going well, and we saw what it can look like when they don’t go well.
Dante Fowler Jr. says he’s ‘just getting started’ after year in career – RamsWire
The Los Angeles Rams had no Dante Fowler Jr. for half a season (plus the playoffs) in 2018 before deciding to grant him a one-year extension worth up to $ 14 million. It was a big bet on a player who hadn’t shown the ability to produce consistently as a passer, but paid off for Los Angeles.
LA Rams S Eric Weddle recovers on track, as role diminished – Ramblin fan
LA Rams signed free agent veteran safety Eric Weddle to a two-year contract worth $ 10.5 million in 2019. But a year after the fact, the same LA Rams are looking for ways to cut some expensive contracts to free up space for the salary cap for the free agency market of 2020. The team friendly contract used to sign Weddle may be the same tool used to part with him.
Super Bowl LIV predictions, picks, odds, big questions for 49ers-Chiefs – ESPN
Here are some top tips on Super Bowl LIV: Prepare for lots of red. The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers walked out of their respective conferences on Sunday, giving us the first NFL Super Bowl clash with teams using red as their primary color. (Let that also serve as a reminder that no fact is too minor during Super Bowl hype week.)
Top 50 NFL player sales from March 1, 2019 to November 30, 2019 – NFLPA
23. Todd Gurley
50. Jared goff
Not listed: Aaron Donald
NFL rumors: More signs Tom Brady’s New England Patriots days are over – NJ.com
Gary Tanguay of NBC Sports Boston reports that a “source told him that Brady and his wife Gisele Bundchen are looking to leave New England. “A source told me today that the family is planning to leave the area,” Tanguay said. “The priority this time is to let the kids finish school this year and then they’ll be gone. “
2020 NFC Championship game: 49ers’ Richard Sherman strikes back at former NFL greats Darrelle Revis after insult – CBS Sports
The Green Bay Packers intended to play “nice and cowardly” when they stepped onto the pitch at Levi’s Stadium to face the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game, but perhaps they were too relaxed. It took more than half the football to Aaron Rodgers to go, but in the end, the 49ers forced him to make too many mistakes, the last one going out of business in their 2019 season.
DC Titans Dean Pees retires after 16 seasons in the NFL – NFL.com
Pees was already starting his retirement when Vrabel was hired as the Titans’ head coach in 2018. It didn’t last long. Vrabel said Monday his second phone call after he was hired was to Pees to have him come to Tennessee to coordinate the Titans’ defense.
Patrick Mahomes is heading for NFL icon status – Time
Patrick muhammad, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, is a football magician. In the AFC Championship game on Sunday, Mahomes ripped apart the Tennessee Titans with his nimble feet and graceful arm, sending Kansas City to their first Super Bowl in 50 years. At Super Bowl LIV on February 2 in Miami, the Chiefs meet the San Francisco 49ers, who crushed the Green Bay Packers in the NFC title game and seek a sixth Super Bowl victory in franchise history, but the first in a quarter of a century.