The Los Angeles Rams are reportedly hiring Mike LaFleur as their offensive coordinator on Friday, six years after his older brother, Matt, held the job.
Matt LaFleur has been the top coach of the Green Bay Packers since 2019, whereas the youthful of the pair was the offensive coordinator for the New York Jets for the final two seasons. Though the Rams newcomer lasted by way of all the 2022 marketing campaign underneath head coach Robert Saleh, it was reportedly a really tumultuous yr, together with an obvious heated exchange with large receiver Elijah Moore throughout a observe between Weeks 6 and seven.
The 35-year-old Mike LaFleur will be a part of the 37-year-old McVay (the youngest NFL coach) on a probably very younger, however skilled workers. The new rent has been teaching because the age of twenty-two in 2009, when he obtained his begin as an offensive assistant with Division III Elmhurst University.
He then served because the quarterbacks coach for one season and offensive coordinator for 2 years with Division II Saint Joseph’s College, earlier than making the bounce to Division I at Davidson College in 2013. LaFleur’s first NFL gig was as an offensive intern with the Cleveland Browns in 2014, then he was an offensive assistant with the Atlanta Falcons for 2 years (together with throughout their run to Super Bowl LI) and previous to touchdown with the Jets, he was the passing recreation coordinator with the San Francisco 49ers for 4 seasons (together with their look in Super Bowl LIV).
During Matt LaFleur’s lone season in Los Angeles in 2017, the Rams had been the highest-scoring offense within the NFL backed by Pro Bowl quarterback Jared Goff and All-Pro operating again Todd Gurley, received the NFC West at 11-5, however had been upset within the wild-card spherical by the Falcons. Six years later, McVay goes again to the LaFleur bloodline to see if Los Angeles can get again to the playoffs.