He engineered two of the biggest trades in NFL draft history, one that netted the Rams a haul of picks for the No. 2 overall selection, another that cost the franchise a haul for the right to choose No. 1.
And along with embattled Rams Coach Jeff Fisher, he quietly received a two-year contract extension before this season, news that only surfaced this week.
On Tuesday, Rams General Manager Les Snead indicated that he viewed his extension as a mandate to move forward.
“We’re not satisfied and we have unfinished business,” Snead said in an ESPN radio interview, “and there’s work to do.”
Fisher and Snead were hired in early...