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Friday, January 13, 2012
Beyond Rams, who gains from Fisher hire?

By Mike Sando

NFL teams generally would not welcome a proven winning coach to a division rival.

The Arizona Cardinals won't mind seeing Jeff Fisher land in St. Louis, however, because the move eliminates their defensive coordinator, Ray Horton, from consideration for the job. Horton interviewed for the position and could have been appealing relative to the other candidates beyond Fisher.

A look at other potential beneficiaries of Fisher's hiring, beyond the Rams:
Fisher has had time to formulate plans in his mind. We should see signs of clear direction on the GM and coaching staff fronts before long.