On Tuesday afternoon, the Post-Dispatch's Jim Thomas reported that the St. Louis Rams have hired John Fassel to be the team's new special teams coach. Thomas also offered an update on the wide receivers coaching search.
Confirmed: John Fassel will be special teams coach for Jeff Fisher in St. Louis. Ray Sherman as Rams WR coach not finalized at this point.— Jim Thomas (@jthom1) January 31, 2012
John Fassel -- Jim Fassel's son -- has been coaching in the NFL since 2005, where he got his start as a special teams assistant with the Baltimore Ravens. From there he moved on to the Oakland Raiders, and he served as the team's special teams coordinator from 2009 through 2011.
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