The Los Angeles Rams want to enhance their championship roster this offseason, and they’ll attempt to take action with out having their head coach or normal supervisor on the NFL Scouting Combine.
The Rams knowledgeable the NFL on Sunday that neither Sean McVay nor Les Snead will attend the Combine in Indianapolis. That is in line with how they’ve operated over the previous few years. Los Angeles will nonetheless ship medical workers and a few scouts to Indy, according to Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic.
McVay and L.A.’s brass have moved towards working largely just about throughout the pre-draft course of. They had been already trending in that route previous to the pandemic, they usually have accomplished nicely within the draft in recent times.
“We’re always trying to build to where you don’t necessarily have to be there (in person),” Snead told Rodrigue last offseason. “That’s a model we’re trying to come up with.”
The rationale behind the Rams’ strategy was explained in more detail a year ago. Now that they gained the Super Bowl, they’ll definitely make the argument that no matter they’re doing is working.
Also, it’s value noting that the Rams haven’t any picks within the first two rounds this yr. They in all probability would have taken the identical strategy with the Combine regardless, however that might be an element.
It goes with out saying that the draft is vital, however the Rams have chosen to sacrifice draft capital for star gamers in recent times. That strategy paid off in an enormous approach, and one star participant has hinted that he wants them to stick with it.