Coach Sean McVay just isn’t pursuing any tv alternatives and is dedicated to serving to the Los Angeles Rams defend their Tremendous Bowl title, he instructed ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Friday.
The New York Publish, citing sources, reported Friday that McVay was set to satisfy with Amazon subsequent week, with Amazon probably keen to supply him as a lot as 5 years and $100 million. Amazon will stream “Thursday Night time Soccer” solely on Prime Video beginning this fall.
Within the days main as much as the Tremendous Bowl, the 36-year-old McVay spoke introspectively about eventually attaining a healthier work-life balance, telling reporters, “I do know I like soccer and I am so invested on this factor and I am within the second proper now. However sooner or later, too, should you stated what would you like to have the ability to do? I would like to have the ability to have a household and I would like to have the ability to spend time with them.”
He sparked additional hypothesis about his teaching future a day after the Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in Tremendous Bowl LVI, responding to a query about returning in 2022 with, “We’ll see.”
Two days later, nevertheless, McVay appeared to telegraph his intentions on the Rams’ Super Bowl parade, initiating a chant of “Run it again!” and playfully attempting to coax three-time Defensive Participant of the 12 months Aaron Donald out of a possible retirement.
McVay’s feedback on household — he’s set to marry fiancée Veronika Khomyn this summer season after their nuptials have been twice postponed for pandemic-related causes — and his teaching future got here towards the backdrop of a number of sources telling ESPN’s Lindsey Thiry prior to now and once more lately that McVay has thought of working as a tv analyst as a substitute for teaching.
In January, a number of league executives urged to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler that McVay might comply with an analogous teaching/broadcasting path to Jon Gruden, whom McVay coached below in Tampa Bay in 2008, and take a break from teaching for a profitable TV job.