Found October 20, 2012 on NESN.com:
One of the important parts of preparing for a game in the National Football League is simulating the other teams' tendencies in practice -- Jeff Fisher took that to a whole new level. The St. Louis Rams -- who play the Green Bay this weekend -- prepared for Packers' star linebacker Clay Matthews in an unorthodox manner. Rams' linebacker Sammy Brown was picked to impersonate Matthews -- and his long flowing blonde hair. Brown wore a blonde wig throughout practice to mimic the look of Green Bay's most dangerous defensive threat. Though this tactic may be strange, it's certainly not new for the Rams' coach. While he was the head coach of the Tennessee Titans, Fisher would have his scout safety wear a black wig to try to prepare his team for Troy Polamalu. "When you’re playing great players like Polamalu and Matthews, you like to know where they are on the field, and that helps," said Fisher when asked about his tactic by the ...
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