While you’ll hear no argument here than Scott Linehan needed to be fired, the question must be asked: Has anyone ever done less to warrant a promotion than Jim Haslett?
As the defensive coordinator for the Rams this season, his unit has allowed 36 points per game (second-worst in the NFL), 411 yards of offense per game (second again to Detroit), and has the second-worst overall team defense.
Finally, close readers of ESPN’s Bill Simmons will know this comes from his most recent column in which he correctly ranked the Rams as the worst team in the league, bringing up the rear in the "Rod Rust Division" of his power rankings.
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