Editor’s Note: Anthony Lynn is poised to take the Chargers job.
Sources say Lynn is tabbed as OC, team working on Wade as DC.— TurfShowTimes (@TurfShowTimes) January 12, 2017
The Rams made Sean McVay the youngest coach in NFL history moments ago. Per reports yesterday, McVay’s number one target for defensive coordinator was Denver’s Wade Phillips, which made sense as Wade’s son coaches tight ends with the Washington Redskins. Philips, coming off last year’s Super Bowl win, is considered to be one of the best defensive coaches in the business.
Anthony Lynn, presumably coming per sources, will be joining the Rams staff as OC after being passed on by the Buffalo Bills for Sean McDermott. There were rumblings that Lynn would open to an offensive coordinator spot back in Buffalo after McDermott was hired but even more intriguing was the fact that Lynn was in the process of the second round interviews with the Rams and 49ers.
What a coup for the Rams. Many had Lynn as a top candidate for coaching jobs and many did not want to see Wade Phillips leave the Broncos, even with the hiring of Vance Joseph.
The Rams got better today. With a new neighbor in town, look for the Rams to do their best to be the better team in their own stadium.