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Stedman Bailey To Help Coach LA Rams?

Based on Head Coach Jeff Fisher's comments during his June 8 press conference, it appears that recently waived WR Stedman Bailey will be given a chance to work with the team as a coach.

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Yesterday, Stedman Bailey was waived by the Los Angeles Rams with an "injured non-football activity" designation.  After Bailey cleared waivers, he was added to the team's non-football injury list:

Today, we learned that Fisher is interested in keeping Bailey around in some type of coaching capacity, if Bailey is interested:

If this is true, this could actually be a very good thing for both parties.  Bailey gets to stay around NFL football and continue to work his way back from a life-threatening condition.  He won't count against the Rams' 90 man roster. The Rams get a chance to see if Bailey can reach the WR corps at "peer" level.

Bailey had developed into one of the Rams' better route runners last year, and was becoming a reliable target before his four-game suspension and head injury. He has an obvious rapport with incumbent WR's Tavon Austin, Kenny Britt, Brian Quick and Bradley Marquez.

With a new and demanding WR coach in Mike Groh, Bailey's experience in this offense and a group of green and unproven wide receivers to teach, this makes sense.

As ESPN's Nick Wagoner points out, a similar option was given to 2015 6th round draft pick Bud Sasser:

It's clear that Fisher is fine with player-coaches.  After all, he was one with the Chicago Bears under Buddy Ryan.