Fisher changes mind. Will start Shaun Hill vs Denver at QB— Jim Thomas (@jthom1) November 12, 2014
Decided to go w/experience. Informed players at team meeting this morning.— Jim Thomas (@jthom1) November 12, 2014
That's how you turn to 2015.
It's not an unfair decision though. Austin Davis played horribly for a second consecutive game, especially in Sunday's fourth quarter with two interceptions and a fumble leading to two defensive touchdowns for the Cardinals that put the game away despite the Rams entering that quarter with a 14-10 lead.
There's a bit of a question as to how this affects the gameplan. The Rams have been reticent to lean on the running game this year as they're at a 57:43 pass to run ratio. Hill's reinclusion into the starting lineup may require a buffer from the rushing game so the Rams aren't as reliant on a 34-year old career backup.
At least for Sunday, he's being thrown into the fire against a Denver team that can't afford to lose many games as they push ahead toward the postseason.