Jeff Fisher Wants Chance to Play Rams; Interview Confirmed for Sunday
Former Los Angeles Rams head coach Jeff Fisher says he can’t wait to play his former team again.
Jeff Fisher, who is now scheduled to do an interview with FOX on Sunday, says he wants a chance to play the Los Angeles Rams once he lands a new job after being fired on Monday.
It’s just one quote that has come out of his exclusive interview, which is scheduled to take place at 11 a.m. ET. on FOX.
In a short clip shared by FOX Sports, Fisher was asked to fill in the blank with an answer for why he was fired.
Here was Fisher’s response to that, as well as his quote about playing the Rams again:
“I want a chance to play the Rams.”
“He didn’t win enough games, and the organization has a much bigger picture, and I don’t think I was ever part of seeing the new stadium.”
Fisher was fired from his job as Rams head coach on Monday after compiling a 4-9 record, bringing his overall mark with the team in four-plus seasons to 31-45-1.
The Rams firing Fisher happened much later than it should have. After all, the Rams suffered four losing seasons under Fisher before 2016 and it’s pretty rare for coaches to survive that in the NFL nowadays. It sure seems like the Rams tried their hardest to make him part of the big picture, but he was so bad at his job it became impossible.
What Happened to ESPN Interview?
Fisher was reportedly scheduled to do an interview with ESPN’s Mike and Mike Show on Thursday, then it was pushed back to Friday. However, Friday came and went and Fisher didn’t appear on the show, although it isn’t known exactly why.
You didn’t miss it. Jeff Fisher rescheduled his exclusive ESPN interview this morning on Mike and Mike. Might be Friday now. @CVRamsClub
— Joe Curley (@vcsjoecurley) December 14, 2016
Whatever the case may be, there’s sure to be more than enough interesting quotes coming out of Fisher’s first interview since being fired.
If he’s bitter, it would be a bit puzzling considering he didn’t earn the right to keep his job, but that’s Fisher for you; always going against logic.
Fisher has said he plans on coaching again, as was revealed during the Thursday Night Football broadcast. After he departed Tennessee following the 2010 season, Fisher took a year off before joining the Rams in 2012.
It remains to be seen if he’ll do the same again, but his desire to beat the Rams might drive him back into the NFL sooner rather than later. That is, of course, if any team actually wants him after his debacle in St. Louis and Los Angeles.
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