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Rams travel to mountain top to get Fisher wisdom

Jeff Fisher is interviewing with the St. Louis Rams today in Denver, according to YahooSports.

Searching for clever lines now ... So if the Dolphins brought Fisher in on a helicopter, do the Rams give him a ride on a ski lift? Or on Tim Tebow's shoulders?

Seriously, the next day or so is going to be nail-biting time for Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, general manager Jeff Ireland, advisor-in-chief Carl Peterson and Dolphins fans everywhere. Fisher, the best available coach candidate on the market, is very much in play and very much in demand and St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke wants him just as much as the Dolphins do.

Both teams are what I would call, um, what's the word ... desperate.

Fisher will coach either the Rams or Dolphins, an NFL source is telling me.

In South Florida, the Dolphins are needing to make a splash to renew their increasingly sagging reputation. They have made the playoffs only once in a decade. Ross was booed at his own stadium by Dolphins fans on Sunday even when he was trying to do something nice, giving Jason Taylor a fitting sendoff.

Season ticket buyers, already in short supply, will go AWOL in droves if the Dolphins don't land Fisher but try to sell you Joe Philbin or Dave Toub or one of the other lesser light candidates, as a good hire.

So the Dolphins are counting on Fisher joining the team. They need Fisher joining the team. They're willing to change their structure, their culture, change their defense even (Fisher runs a 4-3) to hire Fisher. And they are willing to pay through the nose to do it.

But guess what?

The Rams are similarly desperate. The Rams have had only four winning seasons since 1990. They've won only 15 games since 2007. And they're trying to get the community to fund renovations to their domed home.

They are reportedly interested in interviewing former Dolphins interim Todd Bowles, but they can never actually hire Bowles because, well, he is not Fisher.

Fisher is the thing in Miami, yes. But ownership in St. Louis is under similar pressure to show itself competent of hiring the biggest name on the block with failure signaling serious repercussions to its reputation, financial standing, etc ...

Now, I have seen some of you question the logic, even the intelligence of hiring Fisher based on his style of play or his record. I've read more than once in the comments section that Fisher had only six winning seasons in 17 seasons with the Tennessee Titans.

This is a statement of fact, but not of truth. It fails to recognize the situation Fisher dealt with while working for the Oilers first and then the newly named Titans after the move to Nashville.

Consider these truths in today's the St. Louis Post Dispatch:

In his first four full seasons as the coach of the Oilers-Titans, Fisher's teams played "home games" in four stadiums, in three cities, in two states. The Houston Astrodome in 1996, Liberty Bowl in Memphis in 1997, the Vanderbilt University stadium in Nashville in 1998, and the new stadium in Nashville in 1999. The Titans remained competitive. Fisher calmly coached through the chaos.

The Titans were fifth in the NFL in victories over a 10-season period (1999-2008) after finally getting settled in their new Nashville home. Only Indianapolis, New England, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia won more games.

Fisher rebuilt the Titans on the fly after core-nucleus veterans were cleared out during a salary-cap purge in 2004. After retooling during two losing seasons (2004-2005), the Titans improved to .500 in 2006 and made the playoffs in '07 and '08.

During Fisher's 16 full seasons, his Oilers-Titans had the NFL's seventh-best winning percentage. They were sixth in rushing and fourth in stopping the run. They were fourth in sacks and third in preventing sacks. They had league's 10th-best touchdown/interception ratio.

Fisher had five 8-8 seasons. But three came when the Titans were in their transient phase before 1999. Another 8-8 came during the rebuilding process of 2005.

[RADIO NOTE: I'll be discussing all things coaching search this morning on my radio show, the Armando Salguero and Chris Perkins show on 640 Sports from 6-10 a.m. You can watch the show on The Miami Herald's u-stream telecast. You can also call the show from anywhere in the nation. Call 1-888-640-9385.]

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FAKE ALOCO AT 239,WHY ARMANDO LET THIS HAPPEN?
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

GRAIGM,

Many posters seem to get into name calling spats with you. I wonder why that is, youre an idiot. LOL

How convenient to call anyone who gets into name calling spats with you me. Then you never have to take responsibility for growing up, do idiot? LOL

GRAIGM,

KLnow ones ever going to accuse of being smart enough to figure out anything. They read your posts here. LOL

I'd trade our first to the rams for Bradford in a second. Easy decision.

Db/yg/search this!!,

I'm just throwing it out there. Wanted to see if anyone else felt the same way. Interesting that both of you (three of you....however many of them you are).....all got....What do you call it again?....Oh YEAH....SENSITIVE.

Take some of your own advice and grow a thicker skin.

DB/YG/LOL/FLIPPER BREED NOW SERCH THIS?,FLIPPER STICK WITH ONE NAME OTHERWISE IF NEW POSTERS COME ON THEY THINK WE'ER A BUNCH OF FLIP-FLOPERS.
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)
Posted by: ALoco | January 05, 2012 at 02:45 PM

Post of the day so far.

know one here will ever accuse GRIGM of being smart. You've all read his many idiotic post here. Based on his many idiotic posts here, do you actually believe he could seriously right about anything?

If GRAIGM said it was light outside, wouldnt go check for yourselves? LOL

Phins78, I'm jealous

db/yg/search this!!,

Would it be OK if people figure things out on there own, rather you TELLING them. I'm not sure why you do it, I just know that you do...

And obviously so do others...

OK, you can go back to name-calling again.

GRAIGM,

Anyone posting the truth to you is "sensitive" or condenscending". Geesh, pick a vowel, buy a clue. LOL

GRAIGM,

Anything coming from youy, a "smart person" would dismiss as you forgot to wipe after taking a crap again. LOL

db,yg.....cast of thousands,

Interesting too that you say you've been here all day but we've heard nothing from you and everything from Search This!!....not like you, everything OK?

Hey, does SEARCH THIS!! also KNOW that nobody wants to work for Ross? Can you ask him next time you see him?....LOL.

Yeah I know....'Idiotville'....'Dummy'....have fun!

I have no idea who to believe........lol

At least everyone knows I'm Ohio :)

ALoco,

You got it right with the "GRAIG M". Because there's absolutely nothing right about that cat at all! LOL

Ohio Dolfan,

Just give it a minute, once you get into a spat with idiot GRAIG M. Sooner or later he'll be accusing you of being me too. LOL

I don't know who any of you are. I just started posting this week about the job search & how we should be doing a GM search instead. Hence the name.

I stand by my gasbag assesment. If that means I'm accused of being someone else, it just strengthens my view that several people don't get along with Craig M.

Keep on truckin!

yg and cast of thousands,

I've never gotten into a spat with Ohio because we treat each other with respect. You should try it some time.

YG/DB/LOL/FLIPER BREED/SERCH THIS JUST MAD BECAUSE GRAIGM DINES AT BURGER KING AND DRINKS COORS LT WHILE HE SHARES TRAILER WITH CUBEN,ODEN AND 24 CATS THAT POO ALL OVER AND ONLY GETS GOVERMENT CHESE AND DAY OLD BREAD.
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

By the way, DC is on vacation. I don't know exactly where but its somewhere hot. He left just before Christmas. Govt work has its advantages....

Mark,

He's on vacation and not checking in with us on an hourly basis? WTH?

GRAIG M,

It's always been your M.O. to use the unprovable to gain credibilty for your ridiculous posts.

There's no one here that can even turn the truth into a pretzel quite like you. ROTFLMAO!

BLOG FIGHT!!!!!

DC is dropping the ball!!!

yg,

How's Sparano doing? Is he still the hottest coaching candidate out there? Takign over Indy any time soon?

Truth it into a pretzel.....good one Kreskin!

We need a ring announcer, Anyone know where Michael Buffer is today?

Craig, 2 questions:

1. Why do people call you Graig?
2. Since you're obviously into conspiracy theories, fake multiple names & such, who do you think killed JFK?

Just fyi, I'm not any of these other names you're referring to. I'm not sure if continuing to repeat the claim makes it more believable but, continuing to do so to garner some kind of blog support or alliance is...well it's just silly.

GRAIG M,

Have you ever considered Ohio Dolfan just sees your none sensical post, laughs, and just moves on? LOL

Can we get back to talking Dolphins or politics? I like a political debate sometimes

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Search This and YG just posted at the exact same time(3:09 PM).

Eveven God isnt on your side idiot GRAIG M. LOL

Here's the proof:

Craig, 2 questions:
1. Why do people call you Graig?
2. Since you're obviously into conspiracy theories, fake multiple names & such, who do you think killed JFK?
Just fyi, I'm not any of these other names you're referring to. I'm not sure if continuing to repeat the claim makes it more believable but, continuing to do so to garner some kind of blog support or alliance is...well it's just silly.
Posted by: Search This!!! | January 05, 2012 at 03:09 PM
GRAIG M,
Have you ever considered Ohio Dolfan just sees your none sensical post, laughs, and just moves on? LOL
Posted by: Yesterday's Gone | January 05, 2012 at 03:09 PM

ROTFLMAO!

Whadda you say now idiot GRAIG M? LOL

When Sparano getting his call DB? Haven't seen his name mentioned yet. Nothing to say?

TOLD YOU GUYS GRAIG M WAS AN IDIOT. HERE'S THE PROOF:


Craig, 2 questions:
1. Why do people call you Graig?
2. Since you're obviously into conspiracy theories, fake multiple names & such, who do you think killed JFK?
Just fyi, I'm not any of these other names you're referring to. I'm not sure if continuing to repeat the claim makes it more believable but, continuing to do so to garner some kind of blog support or alliance is...well it's just silly.
Posted by: Search This!!! | January 05, 2012 at 03:09 PM

GRAIG M,
Have you ever considered Ohio Dolfan just sees your none sensical post, laughs, and just moves on? LOL
Posted by: Yesterday's Gone | January 05, 2012 at 03:09 PM

ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Maybe you should let Ohio speak for himself DB. Would that be alright if others get to share the blog?....even for a little bit?

What an idiot...How sad...

yg,

You going to run this for the next God knows how many pages or lines like you like to do with kris?

"Ladies and gentlemen,Budwieser and Trump towers proudly presentThis Don King production, this Matchup of posters.To the Thousand in attence and Millions watching, ARE YOU READDDDDY, I Said, ARRRRRE YOUUUU READDDDDY TO RUMMMMMMBBBBBLLLLLE,In this corner weighing in at 285 Lbs The master of diesaster GRAIG9WHOOPER EATER) M..., And in this corner weighing in at 97LBs from Parts unkown DYing(MULTINAMES) BREED.
DING-DING-DING

IDIOT GRAIG M,

I STATED MY COMMENTS ABOUT SPARANO AS MY OPINION. DIFFERENCE WITH YOU, IS YOU CONSIDER YOUR OPINIONS TO FACT AND LAW OF THE LAND. LOL

There's the parrot coming in from Montreal.

Welcome to the party dude....

YG IS SEARCH THIS, THEY BOTH POSTED AT THE EXACT SAME TIME. THAT YG MUST BE A GENIUS! LOL

Craig, 2 questions:
1. Why do people call you Graig?
2. Since you're obviously into conspiracy theories, fake multiple names & such, who do you think killed JFK?
Just fyi, I'm not any of these other names you're referring to. I'm not sure if continuing to repeat the claim makes it more believable but, continuing to do so to garner some kind of blog support or alliance is...well it's just silly.
Posted by: Search This!!! | January 05, 2012 at 03:09 PM

GRAIG M,
Have you ever considered Ohio Dolfan just sees your none sensical post, laughs, and just moves on? LOL
Posted by: Yesterday's Gone | January 05, 2012 at 03:09 PM

FAKE ALoco @ 2;45 pm ...........


YG.........FORGIVE FAKE ALoco PLEASE...........

GRAIG M,

FOR SOME WARPED REASON YOU THINK YOU HAVE CREDIBILITY HERE. SURE......WINK...WINK! LOL

Craig your an idiot and will always be one!

BWHAHAHAHAHAH

DB/YG/LOL/FLIPPER BREED/SERCH THIS, YEAH WHAT ABOUT THE PIZZA DELEVERY GUY,HAS HE INTERVIEWD WITH INDY YET?
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

yg.............


BE AWARE OF THE FAKE ALoco,he's trying to start a fight you and me ................

Go F your self YG!

BWWWHAHAHAHAHAH

Craig, how are you bud? Why are you talking to me? I didn't even mention you name...What's up?

FISHER IS COMMING HERE THIS WAS DECIDED IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS SEASON!GO FINS@!

craig, what's more likely:

Yesterday, myself, dying breed & whoever else all being the same person creating fake names to go after you

or

You just rub multiple people the wrong way & can't understand how 1, 2, 3 4 people can view you the same way. A gasbag.

Give it up already dude. It's a blog, put on your big boy pants & move on. Stop acting like a pathetic child.

GRAIG M,

WHY DO YOU TRY AND FIGHT WITH ME? I OWN YOU!

SO DOES ANYONE ELSE HERE WHO JUST POSTS THE TRUTH. THE TRUTH IS LIKE A TANGLE PRETZELED VICE CRUSHING AND STRANGLING YOUR TINY BALLS! LOL

Sorry Montreal. I thought your post at 3:16pm was addressed to me. If not, apologies.

Why dont we call Parcells for advice on Head Coach, didn't we pay him enough to do something?????

DC WAS LAYED OFF AFTER FIGHTING W/ HIS BOSS ....

YOU SEE FLIPPER IT EASY TO POST AT SAME TIME,ALL YOU NEED IS CELL PHONE AND COMPUTER.
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

Maybe it was, maybe it wasn't. Who knows?

It's been 3 days and I'm still the only one to correctly focus on the stache. The stache never wins.

Dolphins Fans are desperate: true

Stephen Ross is desperate: False, he is a billionaire and he makes money from the depreciation and revenue sharing alone.

St Louis is desperate: False. St Louis has Sam Bradford and the number 2 pick

Mando is desperate: True Mando has to read nfl.com and espn.com to find out what is happening at the team he covers.

fisher will be a fin soon........

SEARCH THIS,

GRAIG M ACTUALLY THINKS PEOPLE LIKE HIM HERE. ANYONE WHO DOESNT GO ALONG WITH HIS PRETZELED TRUTHS AND CONDENSCENDING BACKSTABBING. HAS THE BE ONE SINGLE PERSON UNDER VARIOUS SCREEN NAMES.

HE'S SUCH A LIKABLE GUY, WHAT ELSE COULD IT BE? ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!

it just happened again at 3:24 & it was not planned.

ALoco, if someone goes to the great lengths of timing a post on their pc & phone at the exact same time, that is beyond sad.

DC LOKING FOR A PLACE TO LIVE,MORE THEN LIKLY WILL END UP WITH FLIPER,CUBEN AND ODIN IN DBS TRAILER.
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

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