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Uncanny comparison of O’Connell to McVay

An interview with O’Connell by Jay Evans appeared on the before the start of the 2019 season.  In that interview, O’Connell talked about the passing game strategy:

"“Kevin (O’Connell) went on to add his early impressions of (Redskins rookie quarterback Dwayne) Haskins, “we’ve got to make defenses defend the entire field, not only vertically but sideline-to-sideline. [Haskins’ has] got the ability to really stretch the field,” adding Haskins ability to “throw the ball beyond the numbers,” a weapon the Redskins lacked at the end of last season.” – Kevin O’Connell per"

Even a year ago, the Redskins could not help but compare O’Connell to LA Rams head coach Sean McVay. If you recall, it was McVay who had been annointed “boy genius” as he innovated the Rams offense into an NFL best scoring machine.

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McVay patterned bootleg plays into leak routes, a play where receivers fake blocking, and continue into a route down the field.  That is just one of many innovations McVay incorporated into the rams offense.