Coaching staff update: Rams

Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando

The Rams are close to completing their coaching staff under Steve Spagnuolo. I've been keeping track of the hires as they become official.

Here's where the Rams stand on coaching hires (2008 employers and job titles in parenthesis):

Head coach: Steve Spagnuolo (Giants, defensive coordinator)

Assistant head coach/quarterbacks: Dick Curl (Chiefs, quarterbacks)

Assistant to the head coach/football operations: Bruce Warwick (University of Tennessee, assistant athletic director for football operations)

Offensive coordinator: Pat Shurmur (Eagles, quarterbacks)

Offensive line: Steve Loney (Rams, offensive line)

Assistant offensive line: Art Valero (Rams, running backs)

Receivers: Charlie Baggett (University of Washington, receivers)

Tight ends: open

Running backs: Sylvester Croom (Mississippi State University, head coach)

Offensive assistant, title undetermined: Frank Leonard (Kansas State University, tight ends)

Defensive coordinator: Ken Flajole (Panthers, linebackers)

Defensive line: Brendan Daly (Vikings, assistant defensive line)

Linebackers: open

Secondary: open

Defensive assistant, title undetermined: Andre Curtis (Giants, defensive quality control)

Defensive assistant, title undetermined: Paul Ferraro (Vikings, special teams)

Defensive quality control: Matt House (Panthers, assistant special teams and assistant strength and conditioning)

Special teams: Tom McMahon (Falcons, assistant special teams)

Strength and conditioning: Rock Gullickson (Packers, strength and conditioning)

Assistant strength and conditioning: open