Steve Spagnuolo And Billy Devaney Fired, Rams Confirm

The St. Louis Rams kicked off Black Monday by firing head coach Steve Spagnuolo and GM BIlly Devaney. The team has confirmed the move via a statement from owner Stan Kroenke.

"I would like to personally thank Steve and Billy for their dedication to the St. Louis Rams organization over the past several seasons," said Rams owner E. Stanley Kroenke. "This was a difficult decision for many reasons. We have tremendous respect for Steve and Billy as people and football professionals.

"No one individual is to blame for this disappointing season and we all must hold ourselves accountable. However, we believe it's in the best interest of the St. Louis Rams to make theses changes as we continue our quest to build a team that consistently competes for playoffs and championships. We wish Steve, Billy and their families the very best in the future and thank them again for their commitment to our organization and the city of St. Louis."

The Rams are now in full housecleaning mode and immediately start the search for a new head coach and GM.

Check out SB Nation's Turf Show Times for more on the firings.

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