January 17, 2012; St, Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Rams owner Stanley Kroenke talks to the media during a press conference to announce new head coach Jeff Fischer at the Russell Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-US PRESSWIRE

Rams Introduce Snead As GM


The Rams made it official on Tuesday and introduced their new GM, Les Snead, to he world. Snead and the rest of the Rams bigwigs participated in a press conference, and although nothing major came out of it, it was still nice to hear what everyone had to say.

My first impression of Snead was very positive, and I thought he said all the right things. His personel work has been impressive, and it seems like he is on the same page as Jeff Fisher and the rest of the organization. Here are some quotes from Snead.

“Thank you, Kevin. I’ll start by thanking Mr. Kroenke for this very distinct opportunity. I want to thank Kevin (Demoff), Jeff (Fisher) for inviting me into their partnership. I’m looking forward to that. I will say this, this was, and I said, it’s a distinct opportunity because when I started the process I really respected Mr. Kroenke’s paradigm for organizational leadership, the way he sets it up. I really respect Kevin and his intelligence, his knowledge of the business, football and his vision for this organization. And with Jeff, he’s a proven winner. He’s proven that he’s going to put a competitive football team on the field consistently, so that was a very distinct opportunity that I wanted to take advantage of. I think we have a quarterback here. I think we have some young players here, and I think we have some very good picks in this draft to get this team better as well as free agency. That was the opportunity I wanted to take and I’m glad to be here.

I will say this, just a quick philosophy, I do want this organization to be an organization that understands how to build, develop, and coach it’s football team to win division championships consistently, and that’s what we’re going to do. You’re going to hear me say a lot of times that everybody in this building is going to be passionate about winning. Every player, every staff member, every coach. We’re going to have a purpose. We’re going to understand what we’re trying to accomplish and why it works. And then we’re going to go thrive, and you’ll hear me say that a lot.

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