Top 10 takeaways from the NFL season that was

The 2016 NFL season was full of drama and intrigue. It started with New England Patriots finding themselves without Tom Brady for the first four games. It ended with Brady hoisting his fifth Lombardi right in front of the man who stripped him of those first four games.In between, the season had its ups and downs. Ratings took a nose dive during the early part of the year, partly...
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The 'But two days ago, Dan Quinn was a genius' quiz

Here's a quick recap of Dan Quinn's last 48 hours: Team chokes away 25-point lead in the biggest game in franchise history.  Loses genius wunderkind offensive coordinator to conference rival (after genius wunderkind got lost in bowels of the stadium à la 'Spinal Tap' after the game). Replaces said wunderkind coordinator with someone who is likely not a genius.  Made this kid...
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QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Los Angeles Rams

Founded in 1936 as the Cleveland Rams and having relocated to Los Angeles, St. Louis before returning back west, the Los Angeles Rams have had 28 coaches in NFL franchise history. This list includes two Hall of Fame coaches three Hall of Fame players, one coach with two stints with the team, and one Super Bowl winner. The Rams are hoping for a fresh start in 2017 with a new coach...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rams may let ‘Fisher guys’ walk in free agency

The Los Angeles Rams may be intent on erasing any and all traces of former head coach Jeff Fisher from their franchise. According to a report by Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports on Saturday, the Rams could let “Fisher guys” (namely, wide receiver Kenny Britt and cornerback Trumaine Johnson) hit free agency. Heard for a while #Rams will let "Fisher guys" (WR Kenny Britt ...
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January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Eric Dickerson welcomes Sean McVay to the Rams

Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson was in the news a great deal during the 2016 Los Angeles Rams season. A not-so-private spat with the organization over former head coach Jeff Fisher morphed into Dickerson himself refusing to attend any of the team’s games (more on that here). For Dickerson, it was all about his former squad moving on from the mediocrity that Fisher brought...
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January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Jeff Fisher spotted at LAX carrying a Labrador puppy

Jeff Fisher is really settling into this no coaching thing since being fired from his job with the Los Angeles Rams. On Saturday, the former Rams coach was spotted by PFTCommenter looking quite serene sporting a full, very gray beard and a rather adorable accessory. BRAKING: Jeff Fisher spotted at LAX flying with a dog ((must credit PFTCommenter) — PFTCommenter...
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January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Jeff Fisher calls out Rams for leaks within organization

Jeff Fisher is continuing his habit of finger-pointing even though he is no longer employed by the Los Angeles Rams. Fisher was fired on Monday amid yet another losing season as the Rams’ head coach. In an interview with FOX that aired on Sunday, Fisher complained about leaks within the Rams’ organization. “Successful teams are tight knit,” Fisher said, via Pro Football...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Fisher wants ‘a chance to play the Rams’ at next job

Jeff Fisher sounds a little bit bitter over his firing by the Los Angeles Rams. In a released snippet of an exclusive interview for FOX’s Sunday pregame, Fisher had a rather intriguing answer when asked what his “perfect scenario” would be to coach again. “I want a chance to play the Rams,” Fisher grinned. Fisher also felt that he was never going to be in the Rams...
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December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Fisher issues statement thanking Rams, players

One day after getting fired as head coach of the Los Angeles Rams, Jeff Fisher released a statement, which was shared on ESPN’s NFL Live. “First and foremost, I want to thank Stan Kroenke for the opportunity to be part of this organization the last four and a half years,” the statement said, H/T Alden Gonzalez, ESPN. “I want to thank the entire football staff as it has...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rams had ‘country club environment’ under Jeff Fisher

Things went south for Jeff Fisher and the Los Angeles Rams in a hurry this season after a surprising 3-1 start, and there are many reasons why. Among them, apparently, was an unprofessional environment during the week leading up to games. Albert Breer of The MMQB detailed much of what went wrong under Fisher, and one source described the feeling around the team as a “country-club...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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