Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports


Rams announce Sean McVay as their new head coach

Jan 12, 2017 at 1:12 PM--


The Los Angeles Rams have announced the hiring of former Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay as their new head coach, making him the youngest ever NFL head coach. McVay will turn 31 on January 24.


McVay was interviewed by the San Francisco 49ers on Monday for their vacant head coaching job. The hiring leaves just the 49ers and the now-Los Angeles Chargers as the only teams without a head coach following the 2016 season.

The hiring leaves New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as the front-runners for the 49ers' job. The 49ers' patience during the search suggests that the team is zeroing in on one of these two. Both are currently on teams that had bye weeks during the playoffs and the 49ers may even have to wait until after the Super Bowl should their top choice, whoever that might be, make it that far.

Numerous reports have suggested that McDaniels is the 49ers' top choice for head coach. He interviewed with the team on Saturday and San Francisco is reportedly his preferred destination as well.

RELATED 49ers Head Coach and General Manager Search Tracker

The 49ers also interviewed former Buffalo Bills interim head coach Anthony Lynn. However, the Bills have hired Sean McDermott, the former Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator, to be their new head coach. The 49ers also have a meeting scheduled for Sunday with Seattle Seahawks assistant head coach and offensive line coach Tom Cable.

Sean McVay is the grandson of former New York Giants coach and 49ers general manager John McVay. He had been the offensive coordinator with Washington since 2014. Before that, he served as the tight ends coach and assistant tight ends coach with the team. McVay began his NFL coaching career in 2008 as an offensive assistant with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He guided a Washington offense that was ranked third in total offense and second in passing in 2016.

The 49ers fired head coach Chip Kelly following the team's home finale against the Seahawks. San Francisco is also without a general manager following the dismissal of Trent Baalke.

Related News





Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News



49ers practice and media schedule leading to Week 4 matchup vs. Rams

By Site Staff
Sep 28

The San Francisco 49ers will hold three full practices this week as the team prepares for its Week 4 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams. Head coach Kyle Shanahan, defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryan, special teams coordinator Brian Schneider, offensive line/run game coordinator Chris Foerster, and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo are scheduled to speak with the media. The 49ers will make the press conferences available at 49ers.com, on the team's official mobile app, and YouTube page. Below is the schedule, which is subject to



49ers-Rams: How to watch, stream, and listen to the Week 4 matchup

By Site Staff
Sep 28

The San Francisco 49ers host the Los Angeles Rams in a rematch of last season's NFC Championship Game on Monday Night Football at Levi's Stadium. The 49ers lead the all-time series 75-68-3, winning seven of the last ten matchups, and will be looking for their fourth straight home win against the Rams. The Niners are coming off an 11-10 loss against the Denver Broncos. Offensively, the 49ers registered 267 total net yards, 106 of which came from RB Jeff Wilson Jr., who registered 12 carries and had a career-long run of 37 yards while catching three passes for 31 yards. QB Jimmy Garoppolo completed 18 of his 29 passing attempts for a total of 211 yards, including a three-yard touchdown pass to WR Brandon Aiyuk, giving him his first receiving touchdown of the season. WR Deebo



San Francisco 49ers favored at home vs. Los Angeles Rams - Week 4, 2022 odds and pick

By Winston Chung
Sep 28

The San Francisco 49ers offense was impotent, even more so after losing tackle Trent Williams, before losing by a point at the Denver Broncos in Week 3. Will Kyle Shanahan bounce back and continue his regular season dominance over Sean McVay and the Los Angeles Rams in Week 4 under the bright lights of Monday Night Football? Here we discuss the odds and analysis from a betting perspective. When: Monday October 3rd, 2022 at 5:15pm PT (ESPN) Where: Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California Line: 49ers -1.5, o/u 42.5 Los Angeles Rams After getting steamrolled by the Buffalo Bills in Week 1, the Los Angeles Rams have won two straight, most recently a 20-12 win in the desert over the Arizona Cardinals in a game that was



49ers-Rams: Kyle Shanahan hopes Arik Armstead can play Monday; Daniel Brunskill returns to practice

By David Bonilla
Sep 29

Arik Armstead missed this past weekend's game against the Denver Broncos due to a foot injury that has bothered the defensive lineman since before Week 1. He told NBC Sports Bay Area that he has been dealing with plantar fasciitis in his right foot. The injury got worse in the 49ers' Week 2 game against the Seattle Seahawks. "It is improving," head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters, noting that Armstead will not practice on Thursday. "He was real close to going [against the Broncos]. We thought he did real good in that workout before the game, but we held him back, and it's still the same today as it was on game day. Hopefully, it will be good by


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone