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‘America’s Game 2021 Los Angeles Rams’ and ‘We Not Me’ Premiere

The night before the 2022 NFL regular season kicks off, NFL Network celebrates the defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams with a pair of documentary features.

On Wednesday, September 7America’s Game: 2021 Los Angeles Rams premieres at 8:00 PM ET, followed by We Not Me: Sean McVay and the 2021 Los Angeles Rams at 9:00 PM ET.

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Los Angeles Rams head coach, Sean McVay, at a joint practice with the Oakland Raiders during the 2019 training camp. © The 621st Contingency Response Wing

America’s Game: 2021 Los Angeles Rams

At 8:00 PM ETAmerica’s Game: 2021 Los Angeles Rams premieres featuring in-depth interviews with defensive tackle Aaron Donald, quarterback Matthew Stafford and offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth telling the story of the Super Bowl LVI champion Los Angeles Rams.

Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actor and Los Angeles native Bryan CranstonAmerica’s Game delves deep into the Rams’ second Super Bowl title in franchise history. In the hour-long show, Donald, Stafford and Whitworth recount the season in their own words.

Among the topics discussed in America’s Game: 2021 Los Angeles Rams:

  • The trade for quarterback Matthew Stafford following the 2020 NFL season, and the relationship he built with wide receiver Cooper Kupp and head coach Sean McVay
  • Not winning a game during the month of November following a 7-1 start
     
  • The leadership of defensive tackle Aaron Donald and the lessons he learned from outside linebacker Von Miller following the win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Divisional Round
     
  • Ending the team’s six-game losing streak to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game

This year’s edition of America’s Game is the 56th episode of the long-running special which celebrates the Super Bowl champions.

– “At least for me, until you get to that point it’s hard to comprehend the level of sacrifice that it takes to get something like that done. We had so many guys on our team that were deserving of having a Lombardi Trophy attached to their careers. Being able to get that done for those guys was something that I’ll always love.” 

– Matthew Stafford on winning the Super Bowl

We Not Me: Sean McVay and the 2021 Los Angeles Rams

At 9:00 PM ETWe Not Me: Sean McVay and the 2021 Los Angeles Rams premieres on NFL Network, providing a detailed and close-up look at the Los Angeles Rams’ second Super Bowl title in franchise history from the coaches’ perspective.

– “Sometimes the best thing you can do as a coach when you have the right players is trust and give them some ownership and autonomy. They took some time individually to get it timed up and I could see they felt comfortable with it.” 

– Sean McVay on the jet sweep on fourth down in Super Bowl LVI

Narrated by actor Morgan Spector, the hour-long show features interviews with Rams head coach Sean McVay, general manager Les Snead and the following Rams coaches:

  • Joe DeCamillis – Special Teams Coordinator
  • Eric Henderson – Defensive Line Coach
  • Raheem Morris – Defensive Coordinator
  • Kevin O’Connell – Offensive Coordinator (2021)
  • Chris Shula – Linebackers Coach (2021)
  • Eric Yarber – Wide Receivers Coach

Among the topics discussed in We Not Me:

  • The Los Angeles Rams’ team mentality of “We Not Me”
     
  • The trade for quarterback Matthew Stafford following the 2020 NFL season
     
  • Acquiring outside linebacker Von Miller and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. during the course of the 2021 NFL season
     
  • Ending the team’s six-game losing streak to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game
  • Key moments during Super Bowl LVI such as Odell Beckham Jr.’s success on third down, the jet sweep on fourth down and a game-winning touchdown pass to wide receiver Cooper Kupp, and the game-sealing pressure by defensive tackle Aaron Donald

2 Comments

  1. Karen McNeil

    Watching this reminded me of the thrilling season leading up to and including wining the Lombardi Trophy. Will this be available to buy on DVD (region two) anytime soon?

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