THOUSAND OAKS CA — Shortly after theOn Wednesday, the team had completed their second minicamp day. Liam Coen, the offensive coordinator, gestured to enter the team's training facility.
He was asked about his quarterback.Large receiver They worked together this offseason as Stafford continues to recover from an elbow injury.
Coen stated, “They're there before meetings, watching film together after practice, and I think that that chemistry goes a long distance.”
“And it's evident in the way they communicate on-the-field. Cooper has been able do that since childhood. Cooper has had that ability. Matthew is able to see the game through a quarterback’s lens. Now, Matthew has given it his lens. His experience and how he views it, it really has taken off. It's amazing to see.
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Kupp signed the contract while wearing a Stafford jersey later. — A $80 million, three-year contract extension which will tie him to the Rams through 2026. He was the most recent to sign a contract extension, signing it on January 31, 2019.Protective and offensive tackle On . The Rams extended Kupp's contract, giving Stafford his future, and allowing them to build on their Super Bowl success for many years to come.
Kupp ended the regular season with 1,947 yards of receiving and 16 touchdowns, en route to winning last season's title. Kupp was the league's leader in all three categories, including the receiving triple crown. This feat is only the fourth time since the 1970 merger. Kupp was also named MVP after he caught two touchdowns during Super Bowl LVI.
Stafford was asked about how he could improve upon what they did a year ago, just hours before Kupp signed his contract renewal.
Stafford declared, “That was an amazing year.” “You can't just sit there and think, ‘Well. The only thing you should do now is to run for 2,500 yards and throw for 7,001.' That's unrealistic. You have to go out and find ways to improve your skills that you are unlikely to notice. It was like asking Cooper, “Cooper, can we find a better way that only we two or the guys in our group know we're improving?”
“His ownership and understanding of what we're trying do on every play is unparalleled and I want to continue to partner with him, Coach [Sean McVay]”With everyone.”
Stafford quickly pointed out that the season would have felt different had the Rams not taken home the Lombardi Trophy. But it's evident that Stafford and the pair are essential to the front-office's vision for what lies ahead. The Rams have been relentless in their efforts to become the first team since 2003 and 2004.To repeat as Super Bowl champs.
The Rams signed wide receivers in addition to Donald's contract being reworked and Kupp and Stafford being extended.Linebacker Free agency. It was also not cheap. Stafford received $130 million in guaranteed payments from the Rams, which ranks fifth among quarterbacks. Donald received $31.7 million each year from the Rams, which was the highest amount of non-quarterbacks. Kupp also received $75 million guaranteed, which makes him the widest receiver.
Kupp said Tuesday that he didn't want to reset the wide receiver market but was looking for a contract that would be “great for the team”. [and] Something that is great for me and my family.”
One day later, the Rams did exactly that and further secured the core they plan to use in Arizona for the Lombardi Trophy.