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Miami Dolphins Deny OL Coach Chris Foerster From Interviewing For LA Rams’ OC Job

The Dolphins just talkblocked the Rams.

Miami Dolphins OL Coach Chris Foerster
Miami Dolphins OL Coach Chris Foerster
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Per NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo, the Miami Dolphins have denied their OL Coach Chris Foerster the opportunity to interview with the Los Angeles Rams for their offensive coordinator vacancy:

As Garofolo alluded to, Foerster and newly hired Rams Head Coach Sean McVay were on staff together with the Washington Football Team from 2010-2014. Foerster spent all five years as the OL coach with Washington; McVay went from assistant tight ends coach to tight ends coach to offensive coordinator in 2014 before Foerster went to the San Francisco 49ers.

With rumors swirling that McVay and the Rams are trying to poach Washington TE Coach Wes Phillips, the son of longtime NFL coach Wade Phillips who has agreed to become the Rams’ next defensive coordinator, you can see shades of McVay’s interest in bringing in coaches he’s worked with in the past or as ESPN’s Jason Reid termed it, “loyalty”:

As it stands, McVay won’t be allowed to bring on a former colleague in Foerster. For now...