Is LA Rams coach Sean McVay too popular for his own good?

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Re-innovate the offense

The trouble with multiplying the Sean McVay coaching tree in other NFL teams is not just more of his system.  It’s that LeFleur, Kingsbury, and even Kitchens to an extent, have out coached McVay. LeFleur took the Rams formula and led the Green Bay Packers to a 13-3 record and a round one bye in the playoffs.   And while Kingsbury showed minimal improvements with the Arizona Cardinals in improving from 3-13 to 5-10-1, the Cardinals did show the NFL that rookie quarterback Kyler Murray is definitely an NFL worthy quarterback.

And therein lies the rub.  Both LeFleur and Kingsbury improved upon the Rams formula of strong defense, strong running game to set up surgically precise passing game.

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Meanwhile the Rams, with QB Jared Goff throwing for over 4,600 passing yards, and DT Aaron Donald earning his 5th All-Pro honor in six seasons, declined from 13-3 to 9-7 this past season. The cause?  The Rams did not adjust to their team capabilities quickly enough to win games, simple as that. A team content with past success is a team no longer gambling for future success. As injuries and poor offensive play began to burden the Rams, the team simply did not transition quickly enough to screens, wheel routes, and the like.