Cornerback Trumaine Johnson was sitting on the team bus en route to Gillette Stadium when he heard the news.
“I actually saw that on Twitter,” he said.
Defensive end William Hayes was not surprised by the development.
“I kind of had an idea about it,” he said.
But most Rams players said they were unaware that Coach Jeff Fisher had received a contract extension until after Sunday’s 26-10 loss to the New England Patriots.
“It’s a damn good decision,” defensive end Eugene Sims said.
Rams fans, including Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson, might disagree.
After his team’s seventh loss...