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Jeff Fisher picks Rams over Dolphins

Posted on: January 13, 2012 2:12 pm
Edited on: January 13, 2012 4:05 pm
 
St. Louis has replaced Steve Spagnuolo with Jeff Fisher. (Getty Images)
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By Will Brinson

Jeff Fisher picked the Rams over the Dolphins, CBSSports.com's Mike Freeman has confirmed.

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Fisher stated last week that he was down to two choices: Miami and St. Louis. One (Miami) featured an owner willing to pay big, big bucks. The other (St. Louis) featured a young, star quarterback in Sam Bradford, potentially more front office control and the No. 2 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Fisher chose the latter and he'll be roaming the sidelines for the Rams in 2012.

"I'm pumped," fullback Britt Miller told The Associated Press. "I figured that because he wanted a little more control that Miami was probably not the place for him. I'm really pumped."

Fisher's been the hottest coaching name this offseason, getting mentioned in rumors involving the Rams, Dolphins, Colts, Buccaneers and even the not-even-vacant position in Chicago, which was supposedly Fisher's dream job.

It's believed that Fisher could bring current Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who worked with Fisher in Tennessee, to join him in St. Louis.

Momentum reportedly swung back to the Dolphins earlier in the week, but here's an interesting tidbit from Yahoo Sports Mike Silver: Fisher was willing to meet Dolphins owner Stephen Ross "halfway" on personnel matters, letting general manager Jeff Ireland still retain plenty of power. However, Ross/Ireland reportedly weren't willing to budge and it may have ultimately cost them a chance to land Fisher.

Reports also indicate that Fisher will choose his own general manager in St. Louis, so the amount of leverage he pulled out of these two teams really can't be overstated.

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Comments

Since: Oct 17, 2011
Posted on: January 13, 2012 2:51 pm
 

Jeff Fisher picks Rams over Dolphins

St Louis Rams, NFC West Champs 2013



Since: Dec 22, 2011
Posted on: January 13, 2012 2:50 pm
 

Jeff Fisher picks Rams over Dolphins

Good Luck Jeff!



Since: Mar 11, 2009
Posted on: January 13, 2012 2:48 pm
 

Jeff Fisher picks Rams over Dolphins

To those of you who think the Rams will go 8-8 now, it's a heck of lot better than what we've the past 6-7 yrs.  A record of 8-8 wins you the NFC West every other year.



Since: Sep 5, 2009
Posted on: January 13, 2012 2:47 pm
 

Jeff Fisher picks Rams over Dolphins

     A lot of work to be done here but I think Coach Fisher is up to the task.  I liked him when he coached the Titans even though they were division rivals of the Ravens in the days of the old AFC Central Division.



Since: Nov 21, 2011
Posted on: January 13, 2012 2:44 pm
 

Jeff Fisher picks Rams over Dolphins

interesting to see the comments .. not  sure how the rams can be any worse, and not sure if the owner is willing to part with $$$ but if he is fischer will build this team in a hurry. we will soon find out how good bradford can be or if he is just another dirty sanchez!



Since: Sep 22, 2008
Posted on: January 13, 2012 2:43 pm
 

Jeff Fisher picks Rams over Dolphins

Jeff will do good for the St Louis, soon to be LA Rams.  I'm a Titan season ticket holder and it wasn't Jeff's fault we didn't get back to the Superbowl, it's owner and GMs that didn't retain the right players and Bud hand picked VY who set us back a few years.  He didn't have as much control on personnel as he should have.



Since: Apr 6, 2007
Posted on: January 13, 2012 2:43 pm
 

Jeff Fisher picks Rams over Dolphins

Fisher couldn't get the job in KC because he wanted to do the personnel decision making and Pioli isn't giving that up to anyone.



Since: Oct 16, 2011
Posted on: January 13, 2012 2:43 pm
 

Jeff Fisher picks Rams over Dolphins

Please!!! Only from a KC fan!


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Since: Jul 28, 2011
Posted on: January 13, 2012 2:39 pm
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Since: Aug 14, 2006
Posted on: January 13, 2012 2:38 pm
 

Jeff Fisher picks Rams over Dolphins

He made the right choice, Who in the hell would want to coach that shit hole aka miami.



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