He spent the week immersed in controversy, trying to navigate through an impossible-to-win public relations battle with a popular hall of fame player.
No wonder Rams Coach Jeff Fisher was giddy to leave Southern California and the Eric Dickerson feud behind.
Fisher and his team also want to distance themselves from last week’s humiliating defeat at New Orleans.
“Just a short trip,” Fisher said, laughing, before the Rams departed on a near 3,000-mile journey to play the New England Patriots. “Hop, skip and a jump.”
Sunday’s game at Gillette Stadium marks the final long sojourn for a Rams team that returned home with...
Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws to an open receiver against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. The New Orleans Saints beat the Dallas Cowboys 34–31 in overtime.