ESPN Reports Scott Linehan Has Been Fired!

ESPN reports that Scott Linehan has been fired as the Head Coach of the St. Louis Rams and that Jim Haslett will be named the interim coach. While we are pleased to finally have our lame duck coach get the axe why would you promote Jim Haslett? Thanks Jim for having the worst defense in the NFL 2 years in a row, here is a promotion. The circus continues. Rams to officially announce firing at 7:30AM CST. Stay tuned….

St. Louis Rams coach Scott Linehan has been fired, two team sources said Monday morning.

Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett, a former head coach of the New Orleans Saints, was expected to be named interim coach, but details had not been finalized.

An official statement from the team around was expected for 8:30 a.m. ET.

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  • Adam Strickland

    As painful as it is to say, Jim Haslett is the best thing you guys can ask for at the moment. I’ve seen Haslett’s coaching plenty of times, as a Panthers fan, and it may not be the best, but it’ll definitely be an upgrade to the disaster Linehan has introduced. The silver lining here has to be that removing Linehan will reunite the team, and hopefully, solve a bit of the errors they’ve been committing. By no means am I saying this will put them as a contender again, but it will help slow the bleeding. I’d be looking for the number of Mr. Cowher right now, hoping you can talk him out of retirement. That is, if the Lions aren’t already trying. Good luck for the remainder of the season guys, hopefully the ship turns around. I’ve always liked the Rams, for some reason, and I hate to see them doing poorly.