Sean McVay Opens Up About Why the Rams Traded Jared Goff for Matt Stafford


Rich Eisen: “What happened with you and Jared Goff in Los Angeles?”

Sean McVay: “When I look at my contribution to it, Rich, I think sometimes you can let the success get in the way of the enjoyment and the core values that you want to operate by. I wish I would have consistently communicated better, but it’s about producing and certainly that doesn’t fall exclusively on his shoulders, but the opportunity to acquire a player of Matthew Stafford’s caliber – there is really something to be said for that. That was the intriguing opportunity that presented itself. When you go back and watch there are a lot of good things that Jared Goff did, even late in the year. You see the way he played against Tampa on Monday Night Football in a big win for us, the way he played against Arizona in a key part in our season, then to be able to come in, no practice, having the thumb surgery and to lead us to a playoff victory against Seattle, so there’s a lot of good things that he did. I think he will do a really nice job in Detroit, but it was a pretty unique opportunity when it was known that Matthew was made available. We kind of explored it, and things accelerated faster than I think anyone could have anticipated.” (Full Interview Above)

Listen to Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay join The Rich Eisen Show to discuss how the blockbuster trade with the Lions went down that sent former no. 1 overall pick Jared Goff to Detroit for Matthew Stafford.

Check out the interview above as McVay details the regrets he has about the way it ended with Goff.

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