Can you hear me now?
If you’re Sean McVay, the answer is undoubtedly yes.
Even though he’s seemingly out of earshot, as head coach of the Rams and roughly 2,600 miles away, his former Washington Redskins players wonder if he can still hear them.
“We’d always joke about how well he can hear, and not just in meetings,” tackle Trent Williams said. “Outside of practice, too. You’d hear two guys talking among each other five yards behind him. If it’s a question he could answer, he’d turn around and answer you. It was like, ‘How’d you even hear it?’”
The Redskins called it “ear hustle.” McVay, their offensive whiz kid, had relentless ear hustle.