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7 NFL coaches already on the hot seat for next season

The NFL’s hiring season for head coaches is over, but that doesn’t mean all of them should be resting easy.Here are the top seven names who remain on the hot seat heading into the 2016 season.1. Jeff Fisher, RamsHe is the ultimate NFL survivor among his peers. Consider: Who was the last head coach to keep his job after four consecutive seasons without a winning record as Fisher...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Maybe Jeff Fisher’s philosophy isn’t so crazy and outdated after all?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit All this time, I thought the Rams were stuck at winning six or seven games a year...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Rams: What the quarterback competition means for each competitor

Jeff Fisher said a few weeks ago that Case Keenum was his guy for the upcoming season. We all knew that was not true, because Fisher said the same thing about Sam Bradford who was traded for Nick Foles soon after. Les Snead announced recently that there would be a quarterback competition for the upcoming season. This gives new hope that the Rams will take a quarterback, but for now...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-Senior Bowl Mock: Rams Selection

With the 15th pick of the 2016 NFL Mock Draft, the Los Angeles Rams select…   Wentz has arguably the most potential out of any quarterback in this draft class, and that happens to be the one position holding the Rams back right now. If Jeff Fisher does not upgrade the talent at quarterback, next year might be his last in charge of the Rams. What better way to break into a new...
Via TopSportsReport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Rams hire Skip Peete as running backs coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) Veteran NFL assistant coach Skip Peete has been hired as the Los Angeles Rams' running backs coach. Rams coach Jeff Fisher announced the hiring Saturday. Peete spent the past three years as the Chicago Bears' running backs coach. He also had lengthy stints in the job with the Oakland Raiders (1998-06) and Dallas Cowboys (2007-12). Peete rejoins fellow Bears...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams will keep Case Keenum, will start him in LA

The Rams want to keep Case Keenum on the roster. General manager Les Snead echoed coach Jeff Fisher’s sentiments that Keenum would enter the season as the starter for the Rams who will begin playing in Los Angeles in 2016. Asked by the Los Angeles Times about retaining Keenum, Snead responded “That is a goal. We’re not going to let him go somewhere else.” Keenum may begin...
Via Tireball.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Five questions facing the Los Angeles Rams this offseason

The Los Angeles Rams are getting more publicity than ever this offseason. With the recent move to LA, the Rams have all eyes watching them. They are coming off yet another ho-hum season, and fans have to be wondering if they will ever turn the corner. I’ve narrowed down five critical questions that are facing the Rams this offseason.  1. What additions will be made? This is...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Rams: Jeff Fisher’s plan is almost complete

Jeff Fisher was brought in to help lead the Rams from the depths of a deep, dark abyss of losing to their former Greatest Show on Turf glory days. Multiple coaches tried and failed before him including Steve Spagnuolo, Jim Haslett, and Scott Linehan. Over those three coaches time with the Rams, they went a combined 23-73. The last Rams head coach to have a record over .500 was...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Groh hired away from Bears to put a spark in Rams' passing game

The Los Angeles Rams named Michael Groh as their wide receivers coach/passing game coordinator on Monday.Groh spent the past three seasons as the wide receivers coach of the Chicago Bears, which had a pair of 1,000-yard receivers in 2013 in Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery, who also eclipsed 1,000 yards in 2014.Groh will have his work cut out for him trying to rejuvenate a Rams...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Key changes for the Los Angeles Rams

The 2016 offseason for the Los Angeles Rams has already gotten off to a crazy start. From the team replacing offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti with assistant head coach Rob Boras, to the team moving to Los Angeles and saying good bye to St Louis.  The changes have already begun but it could be debated that there are more changes that could be made. Offensive woes The changes...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Three burning questions the Los Angeles Rams must answer

Well it’s off-season time once again and this might be one of the Los Angeles Rams’ most significant offseasons in franchise history. With the recent move to Los Angeles, the Rams have the national spotlight shining heavily on them. After finishing 3rd in the NFC West this season at 7-9, Rams fans have to be hoping that 2016 can be their breakout year. I’ve outlined three...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams, Raiders, and Relocation

I started this off with a couple of observations after watching the Jeff Fisher interview after a welcoming party for the Rams. I eventually got around to adding some other topics based on my knowledge of the NFL in the 1990s and since, including some of the major figures around both Fisher, the Rams organization, and relocation. Jeff Fisher is from the Los Angeles area and actually...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

The King of Mediocrity: Why the Rams should Fire Jeff Fisher

The inevitable has happened.  Rams owner Stan Kroenke has finally gotten his wish and has moved the Rams from St. Louis to Los Angeles.  There are tremendous financial implications that come with this move, but Kroenke should really focus more on the on-field future of the Rams; they have been mediocre at best for over a decade and the LA market has not been known for being that...
Via The Sports Quotient
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Father/son duo headed to Miami Dolphins to coach offensive and defensive lines.

In 2015, the Miami Dolphins had problems with their line play on both sides of the trenches. This week they made a move to address both of those issues, hiring the father/son duo of Jim and Jeremiah Washburn as assistants.Jim Washburn will work as a senior defensive assistant working with the defensive line, while Jeremiah will assist in coaching the offensive unit, a noted sore...
Via PhinManiacs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans decide to keep interim Mike Mularkey as head coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have hired Mike Mularkey as their head coach, choosing to keep the man who handled the final nine games after they fired Ken Whisenhunt. The Titans announced Saturday they decided to remove the interim tag, just hours after wrapping up their fourth and final interview for the job. Mularkey becomes the 18th coach for this franchise overall...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Titans set up interview with Lions' Teryl Austin

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A person familiar close to the situation says Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin has an interview with Tennessee on Friday for the Titans' head coaching job. The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the team will not confirm candidates until after interviews are completed. Austin already has interviewed...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Should the Los Angeles Rams Consider Moving on from Jeff Fisher?

Stan Kroenke got his wish as the NFL owners voted for the Rams to leave St. Louis and relocate to Los Angeles. With the Rams starting their 2016 season in a new home, it is time for a new coach to lead this organization. The Los Angeles Rams have great talent including running back Todd Gurley, defensive tackle Aaron Donald and defensive end Robert Quinn. The Rams need some help...
Via The Sports Journal
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

With Rams Moving Back To L.A., Contract Extension Could Be Coming For HC Jeff Fisher?

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports mentions that a contract extension for Rams HC Jeff Fisher could be in the cards now that the team is expected to relocate to Los Angeles. Fisher took the Rams’ job four years ago, even though there was talk that the franchise could relocate to L.A. Interestingly enough, Fisher actually has experience being in charge of a team relocating, as he was...
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January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

5 positions the Rams must address this offseason

The St. Louis Rams could be playing in Los Angeles in 2016, but regardless of the locale one thing will not change: The team needs to use this offseason to patch a number of holes that led to the franchise's ninth consecutive losing season. The most glaring priority, particularly in today's pass-happy NFL, is to add some juice to a moribund offense that ranked last overall and in...
Via Fox Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Rams are in familiar spot (no playoffs), await word on move to a new one (LA)

ST. LOUIS -- James Laurinaitis needs some time -- well, lots of time -- to process the St. Louis Rams' latest underwhelming season.The recovery stages: First there's the Super Bowl, then free agency followed by the draft and OTAs. Finally, during the month or so gap prior to training camp, the veteran middle linebacker believes all of the shortcomings will cease bothering him."That...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Rams watching playoffs again, awaiting news on relocation

ST. LOUIS (AP) James Laurinaitis needs some time, well lots of time, to process the St. Louis Rams' latest underwhelming season. The recovery stages: First there's the Super Bowl, then free agency followed by the draft and OTAs. Finally, during the month or so gap prior to training camp, the veteran middle linebacker believes all of the shortcomings will cease bothering him. ...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Rams' Fisher designates Keenum as starting QB for next season

Case Keenum will be the starting quarterback for the St. Louis Rams entering next season. That is, if he remains with the team.Keenum, who is scheduled to become a restricted free agent, was anointed the started for 2016 by Rams coach Jeff Fisher on Monday during a season-ending media briefing."I have confidence in Case," Fisher said. "Case is an incomplete pass and a field goal...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

What Are The Rams Going To Do With Nick Foles If Jeff Fisher Starts Case Keenum Next Season?

During the off-season the St. Louis Rams decided to do the unthinkable and traded away their often-injured, franchise quarterback in Sam Bradford for promising Eagles quarterback Nick Foles. Foles ended up playing terrible, Case Keenum was made the starter, and has apparently done enough to have Jeff Fisher say he wants him back next season--as the starter.He may not be the kind...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

The St. Louis Rams offense was atrocious in losses in 2015

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Most NFL seasons, teams have weird aberration games where things just don’t quite...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Relocation talk hovers over Rams following 9th losing season in row

Sunday's 19-16 overtime setback to the San Francisco 49ers cemented a ninth consecutive losing season for the St. Louis Rams.That gloomy record aside, the team also had to deal with questions of the game possibly being the last one for the franchise in St. Louis. Rams owner Stan Kroenke wants to move the team to Los Angeles for the start of next season.“I’m not qualified to say...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss
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