Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 1/6/12

NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 25: Head Coach Jeff Fisher of the Tennessee Titans looks on as the Titans trail the San Diego Chargers on December 25, 2009 at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rex Brown/Getty Images)

When it comes to choosing his next home, Jeff Fisher, the big fish in a small pond of coaching commodities, prefers to take his time. From all accounts, what’s hindering the decision is the ultimate dilemma: money vs. power.

It seems Fisher is moving closer to making his decision, and will go with the latter — a permanent place of residence in the Gateway City.

Citing sources close to the former Titans coach, Howard Balzer, of 101 ESPN St. Louis, reports that Fisher “is on the verge” of becoming the Rams’ next head coach.

Balzer warns that “the decision is not final,” but Fisher likes the Rams’ “potential” and win-now ability.

Earlier on Friday, Fisher said he’s narrowed his search down to two-teams, with the Dolphins being the other horse in the race. He’s expected to decide sometime next week, though it “could even be sooner.”

Fisher has previously acknowledged that he’d prefer to have a franchise quarterback already in place to work with, and St. Louis has this in Sam Bradford. At least, they have more semblance of one than the Dolphins, who may go fishing for Robert Griffin III in April.

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