They’re off to the franchise’s best start since 1969, and they have a 3½-game lead in the NFC West with stellar play on both sides of the ball.Now imagine them with another pass rusher.That’s what Sean McVay and the Rams’ front office Cooper Kupp Jersey are doing while they attempt to bolster their spectacular start with even more talent before the trade deadline Tuesday.In particular, the Rams acknowledge they are seeking an edge rusher to join Aaron Donald and Ndamukong Suh on a solid defense that could be formidable with even more pressure on the quarterback.“That could be something that we definitely would look into, based on the availability of some of the players that we’ve looked into,” McVay said of the market for edge rushers. “That would be, yes, a possibility.”The Rams are tied for eighth in the NFL with 22 sacks, but 10 of those came from Donald, who has been perhaps even more disruptive in his first season since winning the AP’s Defensive Player of the Year award in 2017. Donald sacked Aaron Rodgers twice and delivered four quarterback hits during Los Angeles’ 29-27 win over Green Bay on Sunday.Suh and do-everything linebacker Cory Littleton also have three sacks apiece this season, but general manager Les Snead would love to add an edge rusher to take pressure off a secondary that’s missing injured cornerback Aqib Talib until at least late November.“I’ve had a couple different discussions with Les with regards to some things that we feel like might be able to upgrade our team,” McVay said. “If anything ends up going through or not, not really sure. But there are some discussions.”COACHING CAROUSELMcVay’s personnel concerns aren’t limited to his roster, either.He realizes the Rams’ remarkable success grabs the attention of teams looking to poach his assistant coaches. After all, he has only been in charge for 24 regular-season games, and he already lost offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur and quarterbacks coach Greg Olson last winter.So McVay wasn’t surprised when two of his top offensive assistants were immediately linked to the Cleveland Browns. Quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor and passing game coordinator/tight ends coach Shane Waldron both featured in immediate speculation about candidates to replace Hue Jackson in the future.“Yeah, I’m aware Tyler Higbee Jersey Black Friday ,” McVay said with a laugh. “I’m sitting there watching when they made the change, and the first two guys’ names they mentioned, I’m thinking, ‘Man, I love these guys. I don’t want to lose them, though.'”McVay was the Washington Redskins’ tight ends coach just five years ago, so he is eager to help any assistant in his career pursuits — after the season.“What those guys will do is they’ll continue to work exactly like they have, doing an excellent job coaching and being the best Rams coaches they can be,” McVay said. “Down the line … if that’s something that they have goals to be able to try to achieve, then we’ve got to continue to have success as a team. There’s nothing more exciting than to see people get a chance to grow, if that’s something that they feel like is best for them.”But McVay was more than a bit bemused when his own name immediately showed up in online speculation from one oddsmaker.“I couldn’t be happier to be here with our players, with this organization, working for a great owner in Mr. (Stan) Kroenke,” said McVay, who is 19-5 halfway through his second season. “Unless they decide they want to make a change, I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.”COMEBACK KUPPJared Goff completed just 11 passes to wide receivers during the Rams’ victory over Green Bay https://www.ramsfanstore.com/Michael-Brockers-Jersey , but one of his favorite targets could be back Sunday when Los Angeles visits the New Orleans Saints.Cooper Kupp is “looking good” after missing the past two games with a left knee injury, McVay said.“I think there’s a very good chance that he’s going to be ready to go this week,” McVay said. “I think if we really wanted to press it, he probably could have played (against the Packers).”Kupp has 30 receptions for 438 yards and a team-leading five touchdowns despite playing extensively in only five games. He left the field early in the Rams’ win at Denver on Oct. 14 after a horse-collar tackle by Broncos safety Darian Stewart.Kupp had 62 catches for a team-leading 869 yards as a rookie last season. LOS ANGELES (AP) — ARIZONA (0-1) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (1-0)Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, FoxOPENING LINE — Rams by 8 1/2RECORD VS. SPREAD — Arizona 0-1-0, Los Angeles 1-0-0SERIES RECORD — Rams lead 39-38-2LAST MEETING — Rams beat Cardinals 32-16, Dec. 3, 2017LAST WEEK — Cardinals lost to Redskins 24-6; Rams beat Raiders 33-13AP PRO32 RANKING — Cardinals No. 31, Rams No. 4CARDINALS OFFENSE — OVERALL (31), RUSH (29), PASS (29).CARDINALS DEFENSE — OVERALL (27), RUSH (32), PASS (20).RAMS OFFENSE — OVERALL (12), RUSH (8), PASS (18).RAMS DEFENSE — OVERALL (26) Joe Namath Color Rush Jersey , RUSH (11), PASS (24).STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Rams’ home opener is also first road game for new Cardinals coach Steve Wilks. Rams are 4-11 at Coliseum since return home to Los Angeles in 2016. … Cardinals QB Sam Bradford has first chance to face Rams, who drafted him No. 1 overall in 2010. Spent five seasons in St. Louis, getting traded 10 months before Rams relocated to LA. … Rams G Rodger Saffold was in Bradford’s draft class. He is now longest-tenured Ram. … Rams DL Michael Brockers and Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson were teammates at LSU. … Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald has 176 career receptions against Rams for 2,017 yards, 18 touchdowns. That’s most receptions by any Rams opponent and more catches than anyone has against single opponent in NFL history. … Cardinals DE Chandler Jones has 5 1/2 sacks in five career games against Rams, and 4 1/2 in four games since coming to Arizona in 2016. … Cardinals QB Josh Rosen returns to LA as backup to Bradford. Rosen grew up in Manhattan Beach, spent three seasons as UCLA’s starter before going No. 10 overall in April draft. Rosen lost twice at Coliseum with Bruins. … In just fourth NFL season, Rams RB Todd Gurley needs 90 yards rushing to pass Dan Towler for sixth place in franchise history. … Los Angeles swept season series last year, getting 10 combined sacks in comfortable victories in London and Glendale. … Rams DL Aaron Donald needs two tackles for loss to become franchise’s career leader. … Rams will be without All-Pro kick returner Pharoh Cooper, who is on IR after badly spraining ankle last week. JoJo Natson likely to return kicks; he rejoined team Wednesday after getting waived in final roster cutdowns. … Fantasy tip: Rams’ defense could be good choice given Arizona’s offensive woes vs. Washington.