Fifteen NFL teams enter this fall with a different offensive play-caller than the one who held that role at the beginning of last season. Nearly half of the league has experienced turnover as franchises try to replicate the magic that Sean McVay has conjured with the Rams. The Ringer’s Robert Mays dove deep into the wunderkind coaching trend this offseason—and analyzed the intricacies of six teams with new full-time play-callers for 2019.
Aug 12, 2019, 6:30am EDT
August 22, 2019
The Tampa Bay coordinator enters this season as the only black offensive play-caller in the NFL. That status says a lot about the state of coaching in the league.
August 20, 2019
After 20 seasons of misery, the Browns have a generational quarterback, the right coach to unlock him, and plenty of talent surrounding them. Can it all come together for a dream season in 2019?
August 19, 2019
Minnesota overhauled its offensive coaching staff this year in an effort to get the most out of its $84 million QB. Now the team’s Super Bowl aspirations lie in the hands of a young coordinator and the man who created the system he’s running.
August 15, 2019
Kellen Moore has just one year of coaching experience under his belt. This season, he’s tasked with getting Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott to justify their looming mega-extensions.
August 14, 2019
As teams around the league search for innovative coaches and dynamic passers, the Cardinals have taken those trends to their extremes. Will hiring an Air Raid head coach and drafting a 5-foot-10 QB pay off?
August 13, 2019
Can Green Bay’s coaching whiz kid help one of the greatest QBs in NFL history return to MVP form?
August 12, 2019
What will determine who succeeds or fails in a league where the play-calling phenom is football’s most precious commodity?