Jeff Fisher mentioned in an interview with the Midday 180 radio show in Nashville he had a lot to do with the Rams and their recent success.
“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, 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,” Fisher said, via DailyNews.com.
While many have pointed out that he’s tied for the most losses in NFL history, Fisher pointed to the fact that he’s just a few wins away from the top 10 as an NFL head coach.
“My perspective is different because I went through it and I know exactly what I went through,” Fisher said. “I get a kick out of people [saying], ‘Oh, you just tied Dan Reeves for most losses in the history of the National Football League.’ Well, I’m a few wins away from being in the top 10. So, where do you want to emphasize? What’s your point? Two different franchises, five different cities, six different stadiums. Not an easy thing to do. The Chargers moved from San Diego to Orange County and started 0-4 [this season]. Relocation is huge. And I’m not making excuses.”
Recent reports have said that Fisher wants to return to the NFL and is eyeing the Bears, Browns and Colts (NFLTR).
- UCLA QB Josh Rosen said he will have a “serious conversation” with his parents regarding his decision to join the 2018 NFL Draft following the Cactus Bowl. (Josh Weinfuss)
- Tracy Pierson of 247Sports reports that Rosen (concussion) won’t play in the Cactus Bowl against Kansas State on Tuesday.
Multiple Jets’ players tell Connor Hughes of NJ.com that second-year QB Christian Hackenberg has impressed with the improvement he’s shown this year.
“He’s definitely improved,” Jets TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins said of Hackenberg.” He’s getting through his progressions quicker. He’s still learning. I’ve seen some good things. He has a confidence about himself that he’s going to let it rip. I respect that about him. He has great arm speed, arm strength. He’s improving on his accuracy, and seeing the whole field.
“He just needs to keep working, like he is every day. I’m in here early, but he’s in here just as early, if not earlier than me. He does all the right things. If he continues to do it, he’ll break through. I’m confident when he gets his chance he’ll do well.”
While his teammates seem to believe in his ability, the Jets have still resisted giving him a start, even though they’re no longer in the running for the playoffs and starter Josh McCown is out for the season.