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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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ALOCO,

YOU ARE VERY CLEVER. UNLIKE THE IDIOT GRAIG M. LOL

Yg/db....

Leave me out of your school girl fight....

If I want to call you out....it will be by this sign in name...

JUST LIKE EVERY OTHER TIME.....

Bo, ask Parcells for advice? Like should we draft Pat White? Chad Henne? Philip Merling? Jake Grove? Nah, no thanks.

FISHER WILL BE THE NEXT VICTIM FOR OUR JOKES VERY SOON AS MUSTACHE MAN SAID ...........''''

THE STACHE NEVER WINS ......

SEARCH THIS,

JUST SAW THAT AGAIN @ 3:24 pm. LOL

The following people have won the same quantity of super bowls:

Jeff "The Stache" Fisher
Dave "The Stache" Wannstedt
Tony "The Stache" Sparano
Dan Marino
Jay Fiedler
Mark Duper
Mark Clayton
Sammie Smith
Lorenzo Hampton
Tony Paige

Signing Jake Grove?*

HI SISSY KRISSY,

HAVE YOU CHANGED YOUR SOILED PLAYGROUND PANTIES? LOL

and 3:28 lol

funny thing is all I did was call Bowles a Parcellian & he started telling me to get over it. get over what? lol

Craig appears to be hyper sensitive. But, no one on a blog is worth the calculated effort to time & post simultaneously to make fun of them.

Sorry, you're just not that important to merit such attn.

WOW, What have I walked into?Its like coming home and finding your house ransacked.LOL at DB/Graig M.

Craig M.....

You shouldn't bring me up either....this is between the two of you.....not me!

IT WAS DECIDED WHEN COWHER COWARD OUT..HOPEFULLY FISHER GETS RID OF SEAN SMITH AND SIGNS COURTLAND FINNEGAN.

Sheep, please try to read this very carefully. The NFL is, and always has been, a running/defense league. You are the same sheep who get all your opinions fed to you by CNN or Fox or ESPN. Look up the stats. Even this year, 98% of the time the winning team was the team with more rushing yards and less turnovers. This is not a passing league or an offense league. Yeah, it's nice to have Brady or Manning and you gotta score points, but rushing can still be the way to get there.

YG/DB/FB/ST, HOW LONG YOU DRUNKEN TODAY?
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

JUST PASSING BY,

JUST OWNING IDIOT GRAIG M AGAIN. IT'S QUITE EASY, JUST POST THE TRUTH. THE TRUTH IS SOMETHING IDIOT GRAIG M WILL NEVER FIGURE OUT. LOL

It would be fun to watch Andre Johnson kick the sh*t out of Finnegan again but, wearing a phins uniform this time.

Armando, any update on Fisher?

Just passing by.....

LOL indeed....

Apologies Kris...

Why do I think "Mustache Man is none other then "HOME", Home is that you?

I think Ohio is an impostor as well.

(he's really Indiana Incognito)

If you wanna hide somnething from a fool. Hide it in a book. He'll(Graig m) never think to look there. LOL

ALoco, long enough to know you are also an idiot. But, apparently you have an imposter as well. So, if you take offense to this, I'll know who you are.

Thanks Craig M....

LMAO Odin.I can almost hear the music fom Raiders of the lost ark.

GRAIG M,

I GUESS YOU CAN FINALLY PUT YOUR YB IS "SEARCH THIS" FALSE CONSPIRACY TO REST, UH? LOL

SEARH THIS...... WHY DO YOU CALL ME AN IDIOT ,WHEN I AM SO POLITE TOWARD YOU ?

YG

The reason why Fisher will not be the Dolphins head coach is become he doesnt want to work with Brutus AKA Jeff Ireland.

In STL he'll be able to make all the decisions regarding draft picks and free agents since he'll be picking the GM

yg,

Whatever you say. As I said, people on here are smart enough to figure this stuff out on there own. If you'd never done it before, then you'd have some credibility but you have and you don't.

Now you can bore people with more of your rants...

because you keep lumping me in with the ones you think are the fake names going after craigm

when you stop addressing me as such, i will address you as less of an idiot.

do we have an accord?

ALOCO ISNT AN IDIOT, HE'S JUST A MOMMA'S FOOL.

GRAIG M IS FULL DEFINITION OF BONAFIDE IDIOT.

THERE IS A DIFFERENCE. A FOOL MAKES US LAUGH, AN IDIOT MAKES HIS MOTHER CRY. LOL

Spiderman,

You don't know that. As as matter of fact, if you knew anything about Fisher and the way he works, he doesn't want to be heavily involved in the personnel side. He wasn't in Tenneesse and he's on record as saying that's not what he wants in his new gig.

But if you want to believe that, then go right ahead. The reality is, if he goes to St. Louis his GM will likely be someone who has never done the job before. I'm sure you think that's better.

Spiderman....

Do you want fisher....

SEARCH THIS.............. YOU R FAKE AND YOU MUST LIVE IN A STUDIO W/THE CUBAN .

Search This,

ALoco only does what he does to get laughs(fool hearty).

Graig M does what he does what he does because he actually believes his fantasies(bonafied fool). LOL

THANK YOU DB/YG/FB/LOL. I THINK?
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

wt?.lol

The following people have won exactly the same quantity of super bowls:

Dave "the Stache" Wannstedt
Clint Eastwood
Jeff "The Stache" Fisher
Tony "the Stache" Sparano
Dan Marino
Charles Barkley
Jason Taylor
Hulk Hogan (Terry Bollea)
Brooke Hogan
Jennifer Lopez
Michael Jackson
Madonna
Troy Stradford
Tim Tebow
Jim Jenson
Ferrell Edmunds
John Offerdahl
Zack Thomas
Lindsay Lohan

craigm, like you said earlier to me, GET OVER IT. I am not yesterday or anybody else & they are not me.

Time to start dealing with the fact that more than a few ppl dont like you. I'm sure it's a crushing blow to your ego but hey, it happens!

My advice to you is, suck it up or move along.

Any news yet ? ( FISHER )

amy fisher is doing a spread in playboy.lol

Search This!!,

What happened to the CAPS? Was it too hard to remember to keep typing back and forth as yg?

The new guy telling me to move along....LOL. Maybe not such a new guy after all.....hmmmm....

YG/DB/FB/ST, HOW LONG YOU DRUNKEN TODAY?
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)
Posted by: ALoco | January 05, 2012 at 03:34 PM

Aloco, What does "Drunken" Mean?

Search This,

I dont dislike GRAIG M, that would be like saying I actually take him seriously. LOL

AndyNJ....

Read your post....were good man....your opinions are well received on this blog....

I know i read a bit to much into that one line.... But I see it so much on Here....and just don't think that was belicheats intent....

But were good....

TO BE
OR
NOT TO BE

LOVE IS EVERY THING ............

PASS BY, DRUNKING IS DRINKING TO GET DRUNK,RIGHT ODEN?

What happened SEARCH THIS!!/Search This!!,

You lose your tongue? What happened? All week you were SEARCH THIS!!. Now you're Search This!! Is it getting too hard to keep it all straight?

Why the reason to change what you've been signing in as all week, that automatically comes up?

Hmmmmm......

i miss the figHTING BETWEEN KRIS AND DB ,,,THAT WAS CLASSIC FIGHTING ...........

Kris, I wouldnt mind Fisher as someone stated weve done everything else its time to get a proven guy. IMO its more imperative to draft a first round QB then a head coach.

Saban(hot college coach)
Cameron(Top offensive assitant

GRAIG M,

"WHO SHOT JR"? LOL.....................

LESSON I LEARNED FROM KRIS AND DB FIGHTS...........


NEVER FIGHT WITH KRIS,HE HAS THE ABILITY TO FIND YOU WHERE EVER YOU R AND ALL YOUR POSTS ......

I just asked if others saw the smilarities in the writing styles and that just sent the two of you over the edge (WINK! WINK!) Simultaneoulsy too, I must say....interesting.

Same reactions. At the same time. Couldn't be using two different computers or a computer or a cell phone or something like an Ipad.

Nah....no one would do that. No way....

What happened SEARCH THIS!!/Search This!!,
You lose your tongue? What happened? All week you were SEARCH THIS!!. Now you're Search This!! Is it getting too hard to keep it all straight?
Why the reason to change what you've been signing in as all week, that automatically comes up?
Hmmmmm......

Posted by: Craig M | January 05, 2012 at 03:54 PM

YEAH DB/YG/LOL/FLIPER/SERCH THIS, WHAT SAY YOU ABOUT THIS?
(BUFFET OF KNOWLEDGE)

craig, you have issues. I can't tell you to move along cause I'm a new guy? If you're an idiot & a fool, I'm gonna tell you what a fool & idiot you are?

You're acting like an idiot & a fool! See, that wasn't difficult!

FYI, cause you obviously couldn't figure it out, I was emphasizing "GET OVER IT"

I didn't forget anything. The only simalarity yesterday & i have is that we both apparently think you're an idiot.

I am Search This!!! & SEARCH THIS!!!. Tomorrow, maybe just for you, I'll use no caps & be search this!!! I would like to see you continuing the conspiracy investigations.

Get a life dude, you're pathetic.

I didn't even actually say who I thought it was. Someone else came up with that. And both guys blew their stack!!

Interesting....

We might as well inquire about Peyton Manning thats if he's healthy enough to play. Hopefully it wont cost a first rounder but Jesus I just want a QB

True....spiderman...true.....

Except for the fisher part.....

Aloco, What does "Drunken" Mean?
Posted by: Just Passing By. | January 05, 2012 at 03:49 PM

Allow me to use it in a sentence for you:

Everytime the Dolphins lose, I get Drunk en Mean!

Bottom's Up!!!!

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