Just think, Rams fans, we only have to deal with this for another year or two (insert nervous smile emoji here).
Jeff Fisher on Team’s Reaction to Contract Extension
While Rams nation was in a state of severe depression following the news of Fisher’s contract extension, the players are apparently thrilled, per ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez:
Rams coach Jeff Fisher said his players were “really, really excited” when news leaked about his extension. He got a text from Dick Vermeil. “Great text from Dick. He absolutely loves Stan, and he said, ‘Congratulations.'”
Jeff Fisher on Rams Being Close to Contending
Fisher looked at the product on the field in Week 13 and concluded that this team is close to contending, also per Gonzalez:
“This team is very, very close. Very, very close. We need some more offensive production. We hope that in the very near future that’s going to be satisfied by Jared, because we feel obviously there’s need.”
That, my friends, is delusion at its finest. I guess we shouldn’t expect any less at this point. Don’t worry, another year or two will go by really fast.
Jeff Fisher on All-Time Losses Record
The Rams head coach is on the brink of being the biggest loser in NFL coaching history, but he wants you to know he’s actually won games also:
Jeff Fisher, on being one loss away Dan Reeves’ career record (165): “I don’t look at that. I’ve had a few wins in my career as well.”