St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher addressed statements from former NFL safety and current NBC commentator Rodney Harrison, in which he claimed that cheap shots are "typical of Jeff Fisher teams." Harrison also claimed that Fisher once laughed at him after the safety was injured on a cheap shot.
Fisher calls Harrison's claims "absurd," and went into plenty of detail about why he thinks Harrison isn't the most credible source for these kinds of claims.
"This is coming from a guy that had 18 unnecessary roughness penalties, seven personal fouls, four roughing the passer penalties, a total of 77 penalties in his career," Fisher said. "And was voted three times the 'Dirtiest Player in the National Football League' and was suspended for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Jerry Rice in 2002."
Fisher obviously doesn't think much of Harrison's claims, reading from notes of Harrison's history of punishment in the NFL.
"This is where these comments are coming from," Fisher said.
Harrison's claims came after Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was injured while sliding to give himself up. Bridgewater was hit by Lamarcus Joyner and had to leave the game. This isn't the first time that Fisher's teams have been accused of dirty play. New York Giants linebacker Jameel McClain called the Rams a "dirty ass team" and back in 2010, the Denver Broncos accused Fisher's team, then the Tennessee Titans, of cheap shots.