There is almost little to no emotion in Fisher’s demeanor as he addresses Long.Even when Long tries to explain himself, Fisher is not empathetic and tells Long they are cutting him.
After consecutive seasons where the Rams went 7-8-1, 7-9, 6-10, and 7-9, Fisher knows this could be his last season with the organization barring substantial improvement.
This sentiment is articulated when Fisher addresses the team in regards to Long per nydailynews.com: 7-9 or anything relative is unacceptable.
All the offseason moves the Rams have made represent Fisher’s sense of urgency to improve and improve fast.
HBO’s Hard Knocks debuted August ninth featuring the Los Angeles Rams.
From the show’s first episode it became obvious that head coach Jeff Fisher is not playing any games.
Out of anyone on the Rams roster, Fisher might have the most riding on team success this season.In the season’s first episode, Fisher makes it clear that he will not tolerate any actions that will result in the team having another so-so season.On July 31st, wide receiver Deon Long was cut by the Rams and the incident appeared on episode one finally providing some background into his release.Long broke one of the two rules Fisher set prior to the start of training camp.“Always be on time and no visitors in the dorms.” Long broke the latter rule by having a female guest in his dorm.Fisher immediately confronts Long regarding his transgression and exudes a business-like aura during the encounter.