Sean McVay Curbs Retirement Talk in Wake of 2023: What the Hell Was Wrong With Me?

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Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay joined the Green Light podcast and host Chris Long asked him about the run the team made after their Bye Week in 2023 when they went 7 and 1 to finish the season and earn a Wild Card spot in the playoffs.

Sean McVay Shares How 2023 Restored His Love For Coaching

McVay shared that this last season was “probably my most rewarding season as a coach” and that he rediscovered his love for coaching.

“Last year reminded me of why I love this [ __ ] so much. [It’s] because of those players. I think it was a great balance of youthful energy and exuberance. These guys they just came out they [ __ ] competed they loved it. Then we had some veteran guys that kind of steered the ship the right way.”

Los Angeles Rams 2022 Exposed McVay’s Shortcomings

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McVay didn’t shy away from the turmoil, both internally and on the field that was the 2022 Rams season,

“In the midst of so many good things going on here, I lost my way a little bit in 2022. [It] really exposed me. The results weren’t what we wanted but I was exposed in terms of my shortcomings, some of my insecurities and I had to really addressed that. By no means am I perfect but I’m a lot better off. After that 22 season where you’re saying, ‘You’re actually thinking about not coaching anymore?’ ‘What the hell is wrong with you?’

“But those were real things because you lost your purpose and perspective in the midst of the good stuff occurring.”

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