Tavon Austin

Rams coach Sean McVay takes negative comments from Mike Martz in stride

Rams coach Sean McVay takes negative comments from Mike Martz in stride

He knows that questions about his age and criticism about his inexperience as a head coach are going to be part of the story line.

So Rams coach Sean McVay on Tuesday took in stride critical comments attributed to Mike Martz, who was offensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams team that won the Super Bowl in the 1999 season, and head coach of the Rams during a run to the Super Bowl in 2001.

In an upcoming book, “Blitzed: Why NFL Teams Gamble on Starting Rookie Quarterbacks,” Martz is quoted by author Thomas George about McVay, 31, and Rams quarterback Jared Goff, 22.

"What is he, a couple of months...

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