It was reported today the former Rams head coach Jeff Fisher was looking to return to the NFL. Not only that, but it was also reported that Fisher was looking at three possible vacant head coaching openings — the Cleveland Browns, the Chicago Bears, and the Indianapolis Colts.
If he were hired, this would be Fisher’s third team in his 22 years of head coaching experience. Some have speculated that Colts’ owner Jim Irsay would want a coach with experience and Fisher would certainly check that box.
What is not appealing is Fisher’s overall record. In his 22 seasons as head coach, Fisher has posted a 173–165–1 record (.512 winning percentage). Fisher also has a losing record (5-6) in the playoffs.
To top it all off, Fisher has not posted a winning season since 2008 and most recently posted a 31-45 record with the St. Louis/L.A. Rams. Fisher was fired 13 games into the 2016 season after starting the year 4-9. Just one year after Fisher was let go, the Rams have won ten games and are currently the third seed in the NFC.
Despite Fisher’s interest in the Colts, there have been no rumors circulating that the Colts share his interest. Indianapolis has been linked to names such as Matt Nagy, Dave Toub, David Shaw and others. It would be a surprise if the Colts were seriously considering Fisher as he has only managed six winning seasons in 22 years of coaching.