Or a minimum of he did somewhat over two years in the past.
McVay spoke about Waldron’s potential as a future offensive coordinator forward of a 2018 sport in opposition to the Detroit Lions. Detroit reporters requested McVay about Waldron as Jim Bob Cooter was on his means out of favor with the Lions at time time. McVay gave a glowing evaluation of Waldron and what he might convey to the desk as a coordinator.
“He’s a phenomenal coach,” McVay mentioned, through Justin Rogers of the Detroit Information. “He’s an awesome communicator. He’s received a uncommon potential to authentically and genuinely join with not solely coaches, however the gamers and be capable of appropriate in a fashion that doesn’t make guys’ guards come up. It’s all about drawback fixing and doing it collectively. He’s clearly executed an exceptional job, actually primarily as a frontrunner for our offense, not solely to only being a pass-game coordinator.”
Waldron has served because the passing sport coordinator of the Rams the final three seasons. He’ll change Brian Schottenheimer within the function for Seattle after he was let go after the conclusion of the season with the staff citing “philosophical differences.” Waldron can be the fourth offensive coordinator to serve underneath head coach Pete Carroll together with Schottenheimer, Darrell Bevell and Jeremy Bates.
McVay felt on the time Waldron was prepared then to be a coordinator ought to the chance come up.
“Completely,” McVay mentioned. “I might be extraordinarily disenchanted, selfishly, if we misplaced him, however so blissful if that’s one thing that he felt like was subsequent for him and his household. There’s little question about it, he’s an awesome coach and he’s definitely prepared if that’s the following step that he decides he desires to take.”
He could not take pleasure in the truth that that chance got here with a divisional rival in Seattle.
Shane Waldron has Sean McVay’s endorsement as an offensive coordinator initially appeared on Pro Football Talk