The Facts: Sean McVay said he signed a contract extension during the offseason, but the team was waiting to announce it until general manager Les Snead signed an extension as well. During his first press conference of training camp, McVay was asked about a possible contract extension. He said, "We are in a good place. ... I feel really good about the direction that's going in and I think it'll be something where it'll be me and Les and you guys will know when that is finalized for us."
Diehards Line: McVay said Tuesday that he gave that answer in July because "We wanted to be able to announce that when both of us [had] gotten done. It is something that we've been taken care of, but it is very important for Les and I to kind of have that represented as we're a partnership and a pair," he explained. McVay said he feels "good" about the extension, saying it was "always a really good dialogue that existed. The Rams, led by McVay and Snead, are coming off a Super Bowl LVI victory and their second Super Bowl appearance since McVay was hired in 2017. McVay, who was the youngest head coach in modern NFL history when he was hired by the Rams, has led Los Angeles to a 55-26 record in five seasons. Snead joined the Rams as general manager in 2012 and the franchise is 86-74-1 in his 10 seasons at the helm.