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Former Rams coach Jeff Fisher says he left team ‘in pretty good shape’

By in Press Enterprise on December 23, 2017

By Rich Hammond

Amid unsourced reports that he’s interested in returning to the NFL, former Rams coach Jeff Fisher did a radio interview Friday and defended, at length, his five-year tenure with the Rams.

“I have no regrets whatsoever,” Fisher said on Nashville’s 104.5-FM. “I am a huge fan of the Rams players. They’re basically — I don’t want to say my players — but I had a lot to do with that roster. Left them in pretty good shape, and Sean (McVay), as he has shown in a short period of time, is an outstanding young coach, and he’s got the offense going, which was needed.”

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The Rams fired Fisher last December, with three games remaining in the 2016 season. Fisher coached the Rams to a 31-45-1 record and they never made the playoffs. McVay, in his first season as Fisher’s successor, has led the Rams to a 10-4 record and the cusp of the NFC West title.

And while Fisher, twice in a 55-minute interview, gave unprompted praise to McVay, he said the Rams made needed talent upgrades on offense and “did what we wanted to do before I left.”

In recent weeks, various stories have indicated Fisher wants to […]    

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