Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay had to clarify some praise of quarterback Matthew Stafford.
According to ESPN, McVay was asked about the former Detroit passer arriving in town, and he said, “I think I’ve been very happy. Everybody says, ‘Man, you just seem like you’re in a better mood this offseason,’ and I said, ‘You’re damn right I am.’” (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
For reasons I’m not sure I understand, McVay then felt the need to clarify that he wasn’t taking a subtle shot at former starting quarterback Jared Goff.
He said the following following practice Thursday:
I hate that I even have to say this, but I think I made a comment that was definitely taken out of context. I am very excited. I am in a good mood because of the confidence that I have in this team. But by no means is that a slight to anybody, you know, like Jared, who has done a phenomenal job for the last four years here…I hated that I even have to address that, but I did think out of respect for [Goff] and all the good things that he’s