Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/10/12

NASHVILLE, TN - AUGUST 15: Jeff Fisher, head coach of the Tennessee Titans looks on against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during a preseason NFL game at LP Field on August 15, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)
It seems like ancient history, but it was only nine months ago that Jeff Fisher arrived in Miami with a hero's welcome as Dolphins owner Stephen Ross was trying to convince him to be his next head coach. There was no shortage of speculation in the ensuing couple of weeks as everyone tried to figure out which way Fisher was leaning. The most laughable talking point during those two weeks in January was that if money were the deciding factor, Ross' dollars would win out. As if St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke would allow himself to be outbid. Once Kroenke decided to fire Steve Spagnuolo and enter the Fisher sweepstakes, there was no way money would be an issue. Deep down, Kroenke and the Rams knew it would be a difficult sell to hoist another head coaching first-timer on a fan base tired of dreadful losing as well as the uncertainty surrounding the franchise's future. So it was that Fisher officially became the Rams' head coach on Jan. 17, and three days later, the Dolphins hir...
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