The turnaround we’ve seen from the Los Angeles Rams this year — one season removed from the Jeff Fisher era — is nothing short of remarkable. The Rams were one of the worst teams in the NFL in 2016, despite featuring incredible talent on both sides of the ball, and really, in all three phases of the game. Many, this scribe included, attribute this to the fact that Jeff Fisher was among the worst coaches in the league. After all, suddenly under the leadership of young Sean McVay, the Rams are headed to the playoffs and are one of the most exciting teams to watch. That said, Fisher has a different take on all of this. He thinks what the Rams are doing this year is a positive reflection of his influence. “They’re basically — I don’t want to say my players — but I had a lot to do with that roster,” Fisher said on Nashville’s 104.5 FM, per the Los Angeles Daily News. “Left them in pretty good shape, and Sean, as he has shown in a short period of time, is an outstanding young coach, and he’s got the offense going, which was needed.” It sure sounds like Fisher really is serious about getting back into coaching, because he’s campaigning hard right now to prove he’s still got the chops. That said, we’d be willing to bet Rams general manager Les Snead has a slightly different take on who’s responsible for assembling the roster in Los Angeles.
Jeff Fisher thinks Rams are succeeding in part because of him
Sportsnaut | Dec 23