Category: Jeff Fisher

Jeff Fisher on His New Defensive Coordinator, Titus Young, Sam Bradford’s Progress and Steven Jackson’s Future

Monday, February 18th, 2013

After flirting with Rob Ryan, the St. Louis Rams have replaced Gregg Williams with Tim Walton, who will run the defense for Jeff Fisher after Walton left the Lions. In Detroit, Walton coached under Fisher disciple Jim Schwartz. But Fisher and the Rams haven't just been turning away from big-name ...

Chris Long Feels the Rams have Confidence Under Jeff Fisher, Claims he’s Learned to ‘Work Smarter’ as a Veteran Player

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

The St. Louis Rams may sit at 6-7-1 heading into the final two weeks of the NFL regular season, but this organization is brewing with much more confidence than it has in the past. Just look at how the Rams have played against the NFC West-leading San Francisco 49ers and ...

Chris Long, St. Louis Rams Come Off Bye Week With ‘Big Challenge’ Of Taking On The San Francisco 49ers

Friday, November 9th, 2012

On paper it appears that the St. Louis Rams, at 3-5, have little chance of upsetting the 6-2 San Francisco 49ers on the road. But the Rams come off the bye week looking to start the second half off on the winning track. In order to have a chance on Sunday, ...

Jeff Fisher Has the St. Louis Rams at 3-2 In His Return to Coaching

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

To say that the St. Louis Rams have been really impressive over the first five weeks of the NFL season would be a gross overstatement. But they have probably exceeded most folks' expectations up to this point under head coach Jeff Fisher, who returned to coaching after a year away ...

Chris Long Notices a “Difference in Confidence” with Jeff Fisher in St. Louis

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Chris Long is dealing with his third coaching staff in five years in the league, and his St. Louis Rams are again entering a new era as the team has undergone a dramatic transformation this offseason. But Long's upbeat and looking forward to the future with a young group of ...

Jeff Fisher Says He “Didn’t Pay Much Attention” to Sam Bradford’s Rough Second Season

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

After a year away from coaching, Jeff Fisher is back and tasked with having to attempt to resurrect a franchise that hasn't had a winning season since 2003. Last year's two-win campaign was especially painful for the St. Louis Rams, primarily because the expectations were high as former top pick ...

Cortland Finnegan Says New Contract With St. Louis Won’t Affect His Motivation

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Some people like to label Cortland Finnegan as a bit of a dirty player. Others simply look at him as a hard-working, hard-hitting, undersized defensive back. Whichever side of the fence you sit on, don't expect Finnegan's attitude or mentality to change just because he's signed a five-year, $50 million ...

Jeff Fisher, St. Louis Rams Stay Plenty Active During the Offseason

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Few NFL teams have been as active as the St. Louis Rams over the past week or so. First they pulled off the blockbuster trade of the offseason by unloading their No. 2 overall pick to Washington for a boatload of draft picks. Now they've signed cornerback Cortland Finnegan and ...

Jeff Fisher Is Ready To Coach The Team That Crushed His Super Bowl Dream

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

After a lone year away from the NFL, Jeff Fisher, the recently introduced head coach of the St.Louis Rams, says his batteries are recharged and he's ready to go taking on the challenge of reviving a 2-14 football team that tied for the NFL's worst record. Fisher opted for the ...

Mike Munchak Sounds More Like an Offensive Line Coach than a Master Motivator Head Coach…To Me at Least

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Hmmm. Maybe it's just me, but I thought the whole point of a regime change was to infuse new life and personality into an organization. That's not always the case of course. But in the case of the Tennessee Titans, who previously had the longest tenured coach in the league ...