Rams Hire Les Snead as New GM

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The St. Louis Rams have hired Les Snead as the club’s new general manager. Snead spent the past 13 seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. He was the club’s director of player personnel from 2009-11 and also held posts as a pro scout and as the Falcons’ director of pro personnel.

Snead will oversee the Rams personnel department and scouting efforts while partnering with Head Coach Jeff Fisher to direct all personnel decisions for the club. He will also coordinate the club’s football operations with the head coach.

The Rams hired new head coach Jeff Fisher in January. He replaced Steve Spagnuolo, who was fired along with general manager Billy Devaney after going 10-38 over the past three seasons.