Latest Sean McVay News

Wolford hits Greene for TD in Rams' 10-6 win over Broncos

Aug. 25, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jake Butt only played 11 snaps for Denver, and he made only two catches. The tight end's return from his latest major knee surgery still thrilled his teammates on an otherwise quiet preseason night for both the Broncos and the Rams. Brandon Allen passed for 162 yards, and Jalen Greene...

Packers dealing with injuries after preseason loss in Canada

Aug. 23, 2019 8:30 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — In keeping his starters in street clothes for Thursday's preseason game in Winnipeg, Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur decided to follow his instincts. "It was just something in my gut," LaFleur said on Friday, a day after a 22-21 loss to the Oakland Raiders. "I was told when you...

NFL 2019: Rams wary of pitfalls on road to title redemption

Aug. 22, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — That 13-3 loss in the Super Bowl looms large over the Los Angeles Rams. Their high-scoring ascent to the NFL's elite over two thrilling seasons somehow culminated in one of the most lifeless offensive performances in big game history. It's the last thing anybody expected from a team...

NFL 2019: Rams take their turn atop roller-coaster NFC West

Aug. 22, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

While the pecking order in some divisions appears set in stone year after year, the NFC West has been a more egalitarian foursome with each of the four franchises spending time on top in recent years. Lately, it's been the Los Angeles Rams' turn. Coach Sean McVay led the Rams to the Super Bowl in his second...

Rams Preview Capsule

Aug. 22, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES RAMS (15-4) New faces: S Eric Weddle, LB Clay Matthews, QB Blake Bortles, S Taylor Rapp, DT Greg Gaines. Key losses: DT Ndamukong Suh, C John Sullivan, OG Rodger Saffold, S Lamarcus Joyner, LB Mark Barron, RB C.J. Anderson, QB Sean Mannion. Strengths: Coach Sean McVay has been on cutting edge of...

NFL 2019: Flacco moves out West for his comeback

Aug. 22, 2019 12:16 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Joe Flacco left behind his doubters and his old team for a second chapter in Denver, just as Peyton Manning did seven years ago. "I know he'll probably be hungrier than he has been in a while," Manning said. Flacco acknowledged he feels as though he has plenty to prove following his trade...

Rams' Bryce Hager ready to start with Micah Kiser injured

Aug. 20, 2019 9:42 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams linebacker Bryce Hager is still competing to start at inside linebacker, just as he was before Micah Kiser sustained a pectoral injury in the Rams' second preseason game on Saturday. Kiser had surgery Tuesday to repair the injury he sustained in the 14-10 loss...

Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii

Aug. 18, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott. The Dallas quarterback completed all five of his pass attempts in his only series, and the Cowboys came away with a 14-10 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night. Prescott dropped back to pass...

Nathan Peterman runs and throws, Raiders beat Rams 14-3

Aug. 11, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nathan Peterman ran farther on one play in his first preseason game with the Oakland Raiders than he ever did with the Buffalo Bills. If it helps Peterman gain an edge in the battle to be Derek Carr's backup, he's more than happy to keep doing it. Peterman scrambled 50 yards to set...

49ers coach Shanahan would be fine with no preseason games

Aug. 9, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan doesn't see a whole lot of value in a four-game preseason. So with several players, including first-round draft pick Nick Bosa and running back Jerick McKinnon nursing injuries, and others such as quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo coming back from one, the 49ers aren't expected to play...