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Rams name Matt LaFleur offensive coordinator

With the Super Bowl in the rear-view mirror, the remaining offensive coordinator dominoes are quickly falling.

After the Atlanta Falcons tabbed Steve Sarkisian for their OC role Tuesday, the Los Angeles Rams named ex-Falcons quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur as their offensive coordinator on Wednesday.

LaFleur spent the past two seasons as Atlanta's QBs coach after a year in the same position at Notre Dame. He got his NFL start in 2008 as a quality control coach with the Houston Texans.

LaFleur has experience working with new Rams head coach Sean McVay. The two were on the Washington Redskins' staff together from 2010-2013 -- McVay working with tight ends, LaFleur with quarterbacks.

McVay said at his introductory news conference that he would call plays for the Rams. That will leave LaFleur's main task to rebuild Jared Goff and help construct an offense that caters to the young quarterback.

LaFleur's resume boasts working with a quarterback group that owned a diverse array of skills. As Redskins QB coach, he helped Robert Griffin III during his historic rookie campaign. LaFleur also worked with Everett Golson at Notre Dame before signing on to aid Matt Ryan in Atlanta.

That diversity should help LaFleur well in L.A. McVay noted that he plans to build an offense that fits Goff's skills best -- coming from a spread offense in college, the No. 1 overall pick looked like a fish out of water transitioning to a pro-style system. LaFleur and McVay will be tasked with ensuring Goff doesn't go down as a massive draft bust.

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