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Rams' Fisher Repeating Error Drafting Jenkins

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There are always those head coaches in the NFL who believe they can fix anyone.

I mean, anyone.

Dude robbed his grandma? He's misunderstood. Grandma owed him money. Beat up the mailman? Check was late. Mailman deserved it. Caught driving in stolen car with hand grenades, six AKs and the cheerleading squad? Just blowing off a little steam.

To those coaches, any problem can be fixed, any malady rationalized, any bad guy deserves a second chance. Or third. Or 14th.

St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher is that coach.

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