ST. LOUIS - Asking Rams coach Jeff Fisher about his team's playoff chances won't get you very far. In fact, it might get you a dirty look.
Always one to focus on the present and not look too far into the future, the first-year Rams coach won't yet let himself or his team think about the possibility of them making the playoffs just yet.
"No, we have the Vikings coming to town this week so that's our focus," Fisher says bluntly.
But at 6-6-1 following their third straight win Sunday in Buffalo, the Rams have put themselves back into the playoff talk. Sure the chances are not great with four teams ahead of them for the sixth and final spot in the NFC, but they have at least gotten back into the mix something they couldn't say at this point last year.
"It feels great man, but we're not done yet," said Rams defensive back Quintin Mikell. "We're happy with the progress that we're making. It's a good time right now. Hopefully we can keep this thing going.
"Obviously that's everybody'...