Sean McVay Makes Strong Statement on Rams' 2024 QB Plan

Rams fans should expect to have Matthew Stafford back under center next season.

Dec 31, 2023; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA; Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford (9)
Dec 31, 2023; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA; Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) / Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
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The Los Angeles Rams’ 2023 season ended on a down note as they fell to the Detroit Lions last week in the playoffs. However, it was a successful year for the Rams, as they won 10 games after only winning five games in 2022.

One of the differences between the 2022 campaign and this one was the health of starting QB Matthew Stafford. Stafford only played in nine games last season but started in 16 this season. The 35-year-old signal-caller still showed that he can still sling the ball around the field and has at least a few more seasons left.

Rams News: Los Angeles Commits To Stafford For Next Season

Head coach Sean McVay was asked on Wednesday if the Rams are committed to Stafford in 2024. He said, “100 percent. Absolutely. Unequivocally, yes.”

It’s not a shock to see McVay stand firm in his answer, as the veteran quarterback played well this season and helped the Rams get back to the playoffs. Stafford completed 62.6% of his passes for 3,965 yards, 24 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions.

Even though Stafford’s completion percentage took a noticeable drop from where it was a couple of years ago, you cannot argue about his performance on the field. 

After Sunday night’s loss to the Lions, Stafford was asked if he plans on returning in 2024, and he said, “That’s my plan right now,” according to Rams staff writer Stu Jackson. The veteran quarterback added that he had fun this season and was proud of the guys on the team.

If Stafford can build off this performance this season and carry it into next season, the Rams could be a force to be reckoned with again in the NFC West. It seems like this year's success has reinvigorated McVay and Stafford.

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