LES SNEAD

General Manager Los Angeles Rams

2022-06-20T07:00:00.0000000Z

2022-06-20T07:00:00.0000000Z

LABJ

https://labusinessjournal.pressreader.com/article/299758660891914

SPORTS | 2022 LA500

Sidestepping the longtime rule of thumb of building a roster through high picks in the college draft, Snead has traded away every first-round selection from 2017 through 2023 to obtain the right players at the right time. That has included AllPro commodities such as quarterback Matthew Stafford and cornerback Jalen Ramsey. The result was this year’s Super Bowl championship, built also with in-season acquisitions of experienced receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and linebacker Von Miller. Because of his relationship with head coach Sean McVay, the two have been referenced as “McSnead” for how they’ve worked their magic in securing players such as defensive lineman Aaron Donald and cultivating Super Bowl MVP receiver Cooper Kupp.

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