Rams officially announce Jeff Fisher as new head coach
Jeff Fisher speaks during a news conference where he was officially introduced as the new head football coach of the St. Louis Rams NFL team, in St. Louis, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam) By Tom Gannam
By KMOV Web Producer
(KMOV.com) -- It is official. The Rams management announced the hiring of former Tennessee Titan head coach, Jeff Fisher, as the new head coach of the St. Louis Rams.
The Rams management made the announcement at a press conference Tuesday afternoon at Rams park. Fisher said the decision to take the job was very simple. He said he felt he could contribute to the Rams' new vision. Fisher did not outline the vision, but said he hoped he could contribute.
Fisher and the Rams inked the deal earlier on Tuesday. The length of the contract was not discussed. Fisher added that he still has faith in the Rams and wants to restore the franchise back to a place of significance, but stressed that doing that will be a collective effort.