Los Angeles Rams Head Coach Jeff Fisher (Opening remarks) “It was a short night, and an early morning. We’re not the only organization that has gone through it. That’s typically the case in the third preseason week. Now we have another challenge ahead of us, in that we’re traveling here in just a couple days. I had an opportunity to look at the tape, all three phases as I said, last night. I thought there would be some things to learn from; and they were. Also, some things to build on; and they were. I was pleased with a number of things. I thought the quarterbacks took a step forward. I thought (QB) Jared (Goff), even though the number weren’t great, I thought he did a really good job on the
As the Niners’ QB Colin Kaepernick defends his National Anthem protest, a video of Los Angeles Rams coach Jeff Fisher discussing the importance of the anthem has found its way around the internet. In the now viral video, Fisher is seen explaining to his team how he wants them to stand when the Star Spangled Banner is performed, what they are supposed to do with their helmets and most importantly, why it means so much to him. “It’s a respect thing,” Fisher says. Here’s the video: The clip is from this season of HBO’s “Hard Knocks”, which ollows an NFL team during training camp every summer.
The 2016 Los Angeles Rams are down to the 75-player cap. With the decisions to get them there are the cuts that didn’t happen. Here are some of the big names up in the air as we head toward the cuts to the 53-man roster coming on Saturday (and my latest 53-man projection which was immediately proved erroneous with the cut of DE Quinton Coples): QB Dylan Thompson was never going to make it to Week 1. The big question is whether or not Sean Mannion will. I’m not 100% he will. RB The real key here, and I think this will be a theme for the 53-man, is the turnover among the special teams core. Bear in mind, the Rams lost out on prime ST contributor Daren Bates this offseason. So with Chase Reynolds