Found October 18, 2012 on No Guts, No Glory:
Jeff Fisher knows how to win in the NFL. And after coaching just his first six games, the St. Louis Rams have already won more games than they did all of last season. So it’s pretty tough to question any tactics that Fisher uses to get his team ready for Sunday. Even if one of those tactics is having practice squad members wear wigs in practice to help his team get ready for an opposing player.Fisher had practice squad member Sammy Brown don a blonde wig on Wednesday to help the Rams offense ready themselves for Green Bay Packers star Clay Matthews.“I thought it was pretty cool,” defensive end Chris Long said, chuckling. “Clay’s are a little bit more flowy. But I almost thought it was Clay Matthews.”Did the hair give Brown superhuman strength or powers like the biblical Samson? Hardly.“I had to take it off,” Brown said. “That thing was burning my face.” The humor masks the difficulty of preparing for a talent like Matthews, who ranks second in the league in sacks, with eight, and ha...
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