One season later, the man that was supposed to bring a dramatic change in the St. Louis offense is gone.
While this seems like it could be another distraction for the Rams organization, it may actually be the best thing to happen to them in 2012. McDaniels didn't seem to fit with the St. Louis organization, and that became clear as the season progressed.
There are five factors that stand out as reasons why the St. Louis Rams will be better off without Josh McDaniels. These factors will also explain why there should be some optimism for the Rams in the upcoming year.