“I think we’re in the early stages, but certainly the way he’s handled things so far, (I’ve) been very happy,” McVay said Thursday on a conference call at the Rams minicamp. . “It’s a joy to be there every day, the consistency that he comes into to work with is definitely something that – he makes it really fun. I know (I am) satisfied with what he has done so far. “
Stafford comes with an impressive resume in his 12 seasons with the Lions. He has the most passing yards (45,109) in a player’s first 165 games in NFL history and his 282 touchdown passes are the seventh most in this span. Stafford has the most fourth quarter returns (31) in the NFL since his rookie season in 2009 and his 38 winning records are second in the league during that span (behind Drew Brees).
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While Stafford’s number of assists is impressive, the Rams’ most recent quarterback is just 8-67 against teams that have finished the season with a winning record since his debut in 2009 – a winning percentage of 0.106. Stafford is looking to change that narrative in Los Angeles, simply being the quarterback who has become one of the league’s top gunslingers over the past decade.
“It takes time to figure out what makes guys tick, and I just love competing, hanging out with these guys,” Stafford said earlier this week, via the Rams website. “But the most important thing is just to be myself, to let these things happen, and to understand that there has been a high level of success here and really a quarterback game too, so I have to come here. to do my part.
“I think the most important thing people are going to take away from a quoted leadership aspect is to do your job to the best of your ability, as often as possible. “