Interviewing McDaniels makes sense even though hiring him would almost certainly force quarterback Sam Bradford and the offense to learn a new playbook. McDaniels has had success working with quarterbacks. Bradford could fit better in his system than in the one St. Louis ran under Shurmur.
Setting up an interview with McDaniels, the former Denver Broncos coach, required little effort for the Rams. McDaniels and Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo use the same agent.
Earlier: Thoughts on McDaniels and other potential candidates.