The Los Angeles Rams fired head coach Jeff Fisher on Monday, in the wake of Sunday’s 42-14 home loss against the Atlanta Falcons. Fisher went 31-45-1 in five seasons with the Rams, and he did not have a winning season.
Fisher Fired, John Fassel Named Interim Head Coach | O.C. Register
The Rams fired Coach Jeff Fisher on Monday, less than 24 hours after the team lost for the eighth time in nine games and less than two weeks after news of a contract extension publicly leaked.
John Fassel, the team’s special teams coach, will replace Fisher on an interim basis for the final three games of this season.
There was a thought, not too long ago, from the upper levels of the Los Angeles Rams’ organization that coach Jeff Fisher was the man to lead this franchise at least into its new stadium in Inglewood, California, set to be unveiled for the world in 2019.
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Way back in August, when everyone still had bright hopes for the season (even the Browns!), then-Los Angeles Rams coach Jeff Fisher used the subject of a wide receiver who broke a training-camp rule to remind his team that it had too much talent to go either 7-9, 7-8-1, 8-8 or 9-7 for the 11th time in Fisher’s coaching career.
The Rams, mired in another losing season, fired Coach Jeff Fisher on Monday with three games remaining in the season, the team announced.
For one fleeting four-game stretch in 2013, Jeff Fisher offered hope he could turn the now Los Angeles Rams into genuine playoff contenders.
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The Rams’ firing of Jeff Fisher on Monday means that one of the most attractive coaching jobs in the NFL is officially open.
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Kevin Demoff, the Rams’ executive vice president of football operations, said that coach Jeff Fisher’s firing Monday was an “organizational failure.” The natural question: What other changes will the organization make?
Jared Goff, 2016’s No. 1 overall pick, through his first four NFL starts: 75-of-136, 744 yards, five touchdowns, seven turnovers, four losses.
Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson says he will return to Los Angeles Rams games now that coach Jeff Fisher has been fired.
- Kevin Demoff Press Conference, 12/12 | Rams’ Official Site
- Rams Name Fassel Interim Head Coach | Rams’ Official Site
- John Fassel Press Conference, 12/12 | Rams’ Official Site
- Silver: This Failure Goes Beyond Jeff Fisher | NFL.com
- Which Coaching Candidates Would Fit the Rams? | NFL.com
- Wyche: Rams Need a Coach Like Tom Coughlin | NFL.com
- Players React to Coaching Change News | Rams’ Official Site
- Aaron Donald Press Conference, 12/12 | Rams’ Official Site
- T.J. McDonald Press Conference, 12/12 | Rams’ Official Site
- White Horns Return for Thursday Night Football | Rams’ Official Site