As most coaches and scouts attending Senior Bowl workouts filed out of Ladd-Peebles Stadium late Tuesday afternoon, John Fassel stood ramrod straight on the sideline intensely monitoring the special teams drills.
Fassel, the Rams special teams coordinator for the last five seasons, has been retained as a member of new coach Sean McVay’s staff.
“I’m very grateful,” Fassel said, “very happy to be sticking around.”
Fassel said McVay informed him that he wanted him to remain on the staff on Jan. 13, the day McVay was introduced with a news conference.
“He said he wants to keep me around – and that’s all I needed to know,” Fassel said. “I said, ‘I want...