Veteran NFL head coach Jeff Fisher has reached an agreement in principle to become the next head coach of the St. Louis Rams, but when it comes to compensation there are conflicting reports on how far negotiations have advanced. Adam Shefter of ESPN insists that the two sides "had not discussed figures" as of Friday afternoon, while St. Louis Rams sideline reporter and ESPN Radio personality Tony Softli has suggested the contract will be "in the range of a five-year deal at $6.6 - $7.2 million per year." Fisher's agent, Marvin Demoff, is the father of the Rams executive negotiating the deal, so expect the process to move quickly and smoothly regardless of where it stands at the moment.
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Fisher reportedly chose the Rams because they offered more control over personnel that the Miami Dolphins were willing to cede, so it will be interesting to see how Fished plans to attack the 2012 NFL Draft. The Rams finished 2-14 and have the No. 2 overall pick, but need help on the offensive line, at wide receiver, and in the defensive secondary.
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