In a day filled with the removal of several head coaches and front office types, it’s no surprise that Jeff Fisher has emerged as the hottest commodity on the coaching circuit.
Not Jon Gruden, who’s contractually committed to ESPN and his peers on Monday Night Football. Not Bill Cowher, who’s apparently content with his cushy studio gig at CBS. Not even Brian Billick, who already pulled himself out of the running for at least one job.
It’s Fisher, the man who spent nearly two decades prowling the sidelines in Tennessee, and now wants to return to the NFL.
With a possible five teams in the market for a new coach, Fisher will essentially get to handpick his next residence. It appears he’s chosen the Midwest.
Kevin Acee, who covers the Chargers for the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports that Fisher becoming the Rams’ next coach “is all but certain” to happen. Acee also knows for “fact” that Chargers GM A.J. Smith, if he became available, would be the front-runner to take over the same po...