Fans of the St. Louis Rams are no strangers to losing, so what’s about to happen with the Jeff Fisher saga could just be another shot in a year that has been filled with them. We don’t know what Fisher is thinking or who he will choose between the Miami Dolphins and the Rams, but despite early reports that Fisher was leaning towards St. Louis, it now looks like the Dolphins are in position to snag the veteran coach. Michael Lombardi reported Wednesday that sources told him that Fisher is expected to choose Miami over St. Louis, and that the announcement could be made in the next 24 hours.
The rumors and speculation have been all over the place during this thing, so I would recommend not believing anything until he actually signs a contract. Sources have said that the Rams haven’t been willing to go up to the $7 million asking price for Fisher, and there is still that whole “concern about the Rams moving to LA” thing out there. This whole thing should be over soon, so be ready.
The Rams have continued to set up interviews for potential candidates while waiting for Fisher, and two names who have started to gain some momentum are New Orleans assistant coach Aaron Kromer and Carolina offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski. I don’t know much about Kromer, but I have heard some good things from people around the league. Chudzinski is an offensive mind who has been successful coaching up quarterbacks, but I think it’s safe to say the jury is still out about his head coaching ability.
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