Vernon Davis

Rams rookie tight end Gerald Everett isn't shy about his expectations

Rams rookie tight end Gerald Everett isn't shy about his expectations

Rams rookie tight end Gerald Everett made a statement, paused to seek permission, then realized he could say almost anything he wanted since he was a pro.

“We could be better than the Redskins’ tight ends,” Everett said Wednesday as rookies reported to training camp at UC Irvine. “If I can say that.”

Rams coach Sean McVay was the Washington Redskins’ offensive coordinator the past three seasons. In that time, tight end Jordan Reed caught 203 passes, 17 for touchdowns. Last season, tight end Vernon Davis caught 44 passes, two for touchdowns.

“Coach McVay has done a great job in warming me up into the playbook,” said Everett, a second-round draft pick. “He’s definitely...

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